As technology advances, so to the methods robbers use. 19-year-old Amin Kosar was identified as one of two individuals that robbed another teen at gunpoint after he got into the vehicle with them. They made the victim unlock his phone and log out of his Apple ID at gunpoint before they released him.
A young man contacted Metro Police on June 10th, mid-afternoon, to report that he was just robbed at gunpoint. The victim reports he had just came upon someone he knew as a student from Overton High School near Amalie Drive in South Nashville. He told police there was another man in the vehicle with the teen he recognized as Amin Kosar, and he got into the back seat of a blue SUV with the pair.
According to a police report, the driver immediately locked the doors and displayed a semi-automatic handgun, pointed it as the victim and demanded his belongings. They took his iPhone 7, and made him unlock the phone and log out of his Apple ID. He was then told to exit the vehicle, and it drove off. The victim was able to positively the teen from school as Amin Kosar in a line up as the person who had locked the doors and pulled a gun on him, demanding his property.
Kosar was booked into the Metro Jail on Tuesday, June 18th, and charged with aggravated robbery. He remains jailed in lieu of a $25,000 bond. The other suspect is not yet in custody.
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