PHOENIX - Three 18-year-olds reportedly robbed five food vendors in west Phoenix over a ten-day period.
Phoenix Police report that from November 19 to November 29, five food vendors were robbed in an area between 35th Avenue and Camelback Road to 75th Avenue and Indian School Road.
All of the vendors were robbed at gunpoint, and some had products stolen as well. In total, police say the group got about $445 in cash and products.
Police say one victim was e-mailed a photo of the suspect's vehicle from a neighbor who saw the robbery take place. The picture showed a white work van with a ladder on top and chipped paint.
Other surveillance video came to police from other witnesses showing the same van. Officers reportedly located the vehicle. They matched pictures to the ones taken by witnesses.
Police tracked the vehicle and allegedly witnessed one of the robberies. Police saw three young men leave the van after the robbery.
All three were arrested and identified as the suspects.
The suspects, all 18 years old, are Brayhan Daniel Diaz Murillo, Josuhe Leyva Valle and Daniel Alexander Sanchez.
They have all been charged with armed robbery.