Police: Bank Robbery Suspect Posts Incriminating Photo to Instagram

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CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio – Police were able to identify one of the six Cleveland Heights teens arrested in connection with a string of recent armed bank robberies thanks to Instagram.

Authorities said Rodney Johnson allegedly posted a picture of himself holding a handful of cash on the site, according to an arrest affidavit.

Lavontrae Durden, Nathaniel Wright, Jr., and Nautica Merritt were also charged with aggravated robbery.

A 17-year-old boy is also charged with aggravated robbery.

Police said the suspects are members of an east side gang known as the “Cut Throat Boys.”

All of the suspects are in jail.

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