Police Squad Chips in to Replace Boy's Stolen ScooterTwo neighborhood bullies were charged with the robbery

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The officers who helped catch the boys who robbed Royale McCoy Green's gave surprised him with a brand new scooter.
The officers who caught the thieves surprised Royale McCoy Green with a brand new scooter.

What: District Two Squad 207 officers surprised a boy with a new scooter. Two bullies stole his scooter last week.

When: Thursday, March 24, 2011 at 3:30 p.m.

Where: Tampa Police Department R.I.C.H. House, 8218 N. Marks Street, Tampa


Two bullies were arrested and a young boy received scooter thanks to several Tampa Police officers. The District Two Squad 207 presented Royale McCoy Green with a brand new Razor scooter at the department's safe haven for children in Sulphur Springs. The officers purchased the scooter for the 11-year-old who was robbed and beaten up on March 13, 2011. The two young suspects stole clothing and a blue Razor scooter from Green after they punched and kicked him near his Sulphur Springs home. Patrol and Rapid Offender Control (ROC) officers responded to the boy's home to investigate the robbery. They worked with witnesses to identify 11-year-old Jateris Coley and 12-year-old Nyquawn Marshall as the suspects. Police officers arrested them at their homes on March 16, 2011. They were both charged with Strong-Armed Robbery Less than $300 and booked into the Juvenile Assessment Center.  The boy's old scooter was never located.

Janelle McGregor
Public Information Office