Two Arrested In Las Vegas iPad Robbery That Left 15-Year-Old Dead
Two men have been arrested in the case of a 15-year-old who was killed during an iPad robbery in Las Vegas last week.
Jacob Dismont, 18, and Michael Solid, 21, were booked into the Clark County jail on charges of murder, robbery and conspiracy to commit robbery, according to the Las Vegas Sun.
Marcos Arenas, 15, was walking down the street with an iPad that his dad had given him just a few months when a man—allegedly Dismont—got out of a car and tried to steal it from him. Arenas held onto the tablet and ended up getting dragged along with the car after Dismont hopped back in. Solid was allegedly in the driver's seat and ran over him after Arenas fell. He later died at a hospital.
Arenas' father Ivan Arenas told the Las Vegas Review-Journal (via AP), "Never in my life would I imagine that me buying my kid an iPad for his birthday would end up with him getting run over."
Dismont and Solid were identified on a surveillance camera at a nearby store just before the incident happened, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal. Solid has a rap sheet that includes auto theft, petty larceny and assault, but until now Dismont had no record.
Police advise people during to let go of their valuables during a robbery.