Advocate Florida parishes bureau
Published: Jan 25, 2007
COVINGTON — Police caught up with and arrested a 16-year-old youth after his loose-fitting pants slipped down around his legs and forced him to his knees, the Police Department said Wednesday.
Officers spotted the boy Monday afternoon and gave chase, Covington police said.
The 16-year-old, whose name was not released, was wanted in the beating and robbery of a 35-year-old Covington man Nov. 2 and the carjacking and beating with a brick of another man Jan. 14, police said.
The 16-year-old was booked on counts of armed robbery and aggravated battery in the Nov. 2 attack and aggravated battery and carjacking in the Jan. 14 incident.
He also was booked as being a child in need of supervision.