A Gwinnett County teen was taken into custody by the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office on Monday for allegedly “snatching” $280 from a Forsyth County teen during an incident in late July.
According to sheriff’s office spokeswoman Jenny Belafi, on July 26, Jaylon Fuller, 18, of Norcross, allegedly met with a local teen acquaintance at a business park area on Industrial Way in south Forsyth to sell him a cell phone, but when the teen arrived Fuller reportedly grabbed the teen’s money and ran, getting into a vehicle driven by two other suspects.
The victim reportedly jumped onto the vehicle and clung to it as it drove away, until another suspect in the vehicle hit him in the face, knocking him to the road. The victim was treated for minor injuries at the scene, according to a sheriff’s office incident report.
Belafi said that the victim knew Fuller and the other vehicle’s occupants and was able to identify them to authorities.
Fuller was later located in Gwinnett County and taken into custody by the Gwinnett County Police Department.
He has been charged with robbery by sudden snatching and misdemeanor battery and is being held in the Forsyth County Jail under no bond.