Killeen: Bond set at $110,000 for cellphone theft suspect

Joshua Jermaine Brush. (Jail photo)
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KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) Bond is set at $110,000 for a teenager arrested after a cellphone was stolen from a Killeen High school student by a suspect armed with a pocket knife.

On Friday, the student told police she was walking home from school when the suspect pushed her down and took her cell phone.

A passerby stopped and called 911.

An officer found Joshua Jermaine Brush, 17, nearby, an arrest warrant affidavit says.

The officer found the stolen cellphone in Brush’s backpack, the affidavit says.

The victim suffered small abrasions and scratches in the theft, the affidavit said.

Brush is charged with aggravated robbery, misdemeanor theft and misdemeanor drug possession, according to online jail records.