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2 arrested in robbery spree of Las Vegas cellphone stores

Two men were arrested Friday after they admitted to stealing more than $18,000 in electronics during a spree of cellphone store robberies, court documents show.

Antonio Diggs, 30, and John Jordan, 25, robbed seven local phone stores from July 17 to Aug. 10, their arrest reports state.

During the first robbery, Diggs entered a phone store and browsed for a few minutes before leaving. He then returned with wire cutters and stole an iPhone that was on display, the reports state.

Jordan joined Diggs for the six subsequent robberies, and the pair stole 38 phones, iPads and other electronics. The reports state neither man drew a weapon during the robberies, but were not stopped by employees because they appeared “aggressive and confident.”

The reports state that a detective working one of the robbery cases recognized Diggs from an earlier robbery arrest and discovered that Jordan also had been arrested for the same robbery.

Detectives connected Diggs to the white Toyota Tacoma the pair used to drive away from the scene, and later saw the pair inside the truck at the apartment complex where they both lived, the reports state.

During questioning, Diggs and Jordan confessed to their involvement in the robberies, the reports state. They were booked into the Clark County Detention Center.

Diggs faces 20 robbery related charges; Jordan faces 18.

Contact Max Michor at mmichor@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0381. Follow @MaxMichor on Twitter.

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