Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: NC teen arrested for robberies

An Asheville, NC teen was arrested for multiple robberies.

According to an Asheville Police Department news release, on the night of Febriary 22 the teen robbed two victims of a gun, wallets, keys cash and shoes in what was supposed to be the sale of a pair of sneakers.

The teenage robber was arrested on February 23 for commission of an armed robbery at a southeast Asheville residence.

Marqua Hines, 18, has been charged with two counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon, two counts of comminicating threats and larceny of a firearm.

Hines is currently being held in the Buncombe County Detention Center on a $200,000 bond.

Police are investigating a second suspect.

Law enforcement have asked individuals with pertinent information as it relates to this case to call the Asheville Police Department at 828-252-1110. Anonymous tips can be submitted using the TIP2APD smartphone application or by texting TIP2APD to 847411.

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