UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. (KMOV.com) - Police say two suspects who robbed a victim, taking a phone in University City on Thursday afternoon, have been arrested.

Gerald Sharp mugshot

Gerard Sharp, Jr., 20, is charged with second-degree robbery.

Gerard Sharp, Jr., 20, is charged with second-degree robbery. A 14-year-old suspect was also arrested. Police say both suspects admitted to the crime.

Police say they approached the victim in the 6800 block of Kingsbury around 2:45 p.m. and demanded the victim’s phone. Washington University students often walk in this area.

The two took the victim’s phone and then fled.

This is the second robbery near the Wash U campus within a day. A woman was attacked and had her phone stolen on the Big Bend MetroLink platform Wednesday morning.

Police say Sharp is being held in the St. Louis County Jail on a $50,000 bond. The teenage suspect is being held in the St. Louis County Juvenile Detention Center.

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