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Dallas Police Make Two Arrests in Katy Trail Robberies

Dallas police have arrested two men in connection with one of five robberies reported on the Katy Trail between Oct. 29 and Nov. 1, but investigators say there isn't enough evidence yet to charge the pair in all five robberies reported.

Police say surveillance video, credit card charges and witness accounts helped them identify two suspects, identified by police as 21-year-old Daray Robinson and 17-year-old Jamaciay Smith.

Robinson was arrested in Fannin County on Nov. 6. Dallas police Maj. Max Geron said when confronted, Robinson admitted to detectives his involvement in one of the robberies. He's currently being held in the Fannin County Jail on an unrelated charge.

Smith was arrested by Dallas police Thursday morning on Hatcher Street in Dallas. As of this writing he is in police custody.

Dallas police said the pair lived in the Little Mexico Village apartments on Harry Hines Boulevard, adjacent to the Katy Trail.

Robinson and Smith are each charged with one count of aggravated robbery. Geron said there wasn't enough evidence to charge them with more at this time.

Police previously said descriptions of the two men in each of the five robberies were fairly consistent, as was the way the robberies were carried out – two men stood on the trail and blocked the path of victims using the trail. In each robbery, one or both of the men were armed, and they took cell phones, wallets and money, according to police.

One of the victims NBC 5 spoke with said  when detectives arrived to take her report they were able to determine her phone was still on. Using the Find My iPhone app, detectives tracked the phone to the Little Mexico Village apartments before it was turned off. Thursday, police confirmed that also helped detectives in the case.

On Nov. 9, Dallas police released surveillance video recorded Oct. 29 at DART's West End Station showing a man using a debit card stolen during a robbery on the trail about 30 minutes before.

Dallas police have released new surveillance video of a man they call a suspect one of the five recent Katy Trail robberies.

NBC 5''s Jeff Smith contributed to this report.

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