Two San Antonio men are accused of robbing John Jay High School students and others at gunpoint in the area near the school.
According to information in an affidavit, Robert John Flores, 19, and Joseph Xavier Morales, 19, were in a maroon Ford Fusion when they pulled up alongside a person walking along Wrangler Drive on Jan. 23. Flores pointed a handgun at the victim demanding his gold necklace. He hesitated to comply, and that’s when his accomplice, Morales, stepped out of the vehicle and pointed a shotgun toward him.
The victim handed over his gold necklace and watch, and that’s when the two men fled from the scene.
The next day, the same two men allegedly robbed a high school student who was walking near the intersection of Meadow Way and Meadow Star on his way back to school from lunch. According to that victim, a gun was pointed at his face. The two suspects that were wearing bandanas over their faces and fled in the maroon car.
The same day, police talked to two other teenaged victims who reported that they were robbed at gunpoint while walking back to school from lunch along Hickory Lane. This time a shotgun was pointed at the victims and the men were wearing black ski masks. The thieves fled the scene after taking cell phones and shoes.
Police spotted and stopped the car and took both men into custody. The two men confessed to the robberies after questioning. Both men are facing felony charges of aggravated robbery. Bond has been set at $75,000 for each count.