Two former Fulton County Schools students were named as suspects Monday in an armed robbery at Banneker High School last week.
Taryn Mehki Dorsey, 17, and A’quawn Ford, 18, are wanted on armed robbery charges after allegedly robbing a current student at gunpoint on school grounds May 6, the Fulton County Schools Police Department said.
The student reported the robbery to school administrators around 8:45 a.m. Tuesday, AJC.com previously reported. The student said he was approached by two men inside the Feldwood Road school building the prior evening, and they took his cellphone at gunpoint.
Principal Duke Bradley sent a letter to parents, which was obtained by Channel 2 Action News, after the incident.
“As you can imagine, alleged incidents of this sort are deeply concerning,” he said in the letter. “Internally, we are revising our after-school campus safety plan and immediate changes will be put in place.”
The robbery was captured by school surveillance cameras, which allowed administrators to identify the two former students as suspects, Bradley said.
Dorsey and Ford are both considered armed and dangerous and shouldn’t be approached, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to contact CrimeStoppers at 404-577-8477 or online at www.StopCrimeATL.com. Tips can be sent anonymously, and information that leads to an arrest and indictment in this investigation can earn tipsters up to $2,000.
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