Teen accused of robbing boys for car, shoes, cellphones at gunpoint

Justin Matthew Rivera
Justin Matthew Rivera

SPARTANBURG, SC (WSPA) – A Boiling Springs teen is accused of robbing two boys of their tennis shoes and cellphones with a handgun.

The report says the boys were 14 and 15 years old.

Justin Matthew Rivera, 17, is charged with two counts of kidnapping and armed robbery.

The victims told officers that they were robbed of their shoes, cell phones and a car in the city of Spartanburg, according to an incident report.

A warrant states that Rivera had what appeared to be a handgun at the time of the robbery on July 7.


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