Teens Charged in Bridgeport Armed Robbery

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    Bridgeport Police Department
    Demetriuse Geyer and Nelson Busanet, both 18, have been charged in connection with an armed robbery at Went Field Park in Bridgeport.

    Bridgeport police have arrested two 18-year-olds accused of robbing a man at gunpoint late Thursday night and stealing his iPhone and cash.

    Nelson Busanet and Demetriuse Geyer were charged Friday.

    The teens are accused of robbing a man at gunpoint in Went Field Park in Iranistan Avenue on Thursday. Police said a second victim was also involved, but it's not clear what may have been taken from that person.

    Responding officers searched the area and spotted the teens in the area of Olive Street and Park Avenue. Busanet was found with the victim's phone in his pocket, according to police.

    Geyer was taken into custody on Wood Avenue, police said.

    Both Busanet and Geyer were charged with first-degree robbery and conspiracy to commit first-degree robbery. Geyer is also facing narcotics charges.

    Busanet's bond was set at $50,000 and Geyer's was set at $100,000.