Two Kingston men have been charged with robbery with aggravation following an incident along Hope Road in Kingston 10.

Charged are 20-year-old David Edmondson of 8th Street, Kingston 12 and 22-year-old Tyrece Adlam, otherwise called ‘Moby’ of Beechwood Avenue, Kingston 5.

Reports from the Half Way Tree Police are, on Sunday, April 7 at about 12:00 p.m., a man was walking along the roadway when Adlam and Edmondson, armed with machetes, approached him from behind.

They proceeded to rob him of his iPhone 12 cellular phone valued at $140,000, then attempted to escape in the area.

A lawman in the area apprehended both men and took them into custody after they were pointed out to him.