Teen dragged by car after ad on Facebook turns into robberyUPDATED 3:52 AM HST Jan 22, 2014Video Transcript
3 A 16 YEAR OLD TREASURE COAST BOY SAYS HE DECIDED HE WAS NOT GOING TO BE THE VICTIM OF A ROBBERY... SO HE TOOK IT UPON HIMSELF-- AND ááJUMPED INTO A MOVING CAR. ARI HAIT SPOKE TO THE TEEN WHO RISKED HIS LIFE... FOR HIS IPHONE. 3 JOSH CALLAZOS WALKED US THROUGH EXACTLY WHAT HAPPENED THE NIGHT HE WAS ROBBED, THE NIGHT HE WAS ALMOST KILLED.IT WAS BACK IN SEPTEMBER --THE 16 YEAR OLD WAS LOOKING TO SELL HIS PLAYSTATION 3 SO HE POSTED AN AD ON FACEBOOK -- AN AD THAT WAS ANSWERED BY A GUY OFFERING A TRADE -- HE'D TAKE THE P-S 3 AND SOME CASH IN EXCHANGE FOR AN IPHONE.joshua collazos/victim - 40:42-44 - he pulled up right here. Right where you guys are...THEY MET AT CALLAZOS' HOME IN PORT ST LUCIE -- THREE PEOPLE IN A CAR. CALLAZOS GOT HIS IPHONE AND HANDED THE P-S 3 AND THE CASH TO THE GUY IN THE BACKSEAT. BUT THEN THAT GUY SNATCHED THE IPHONE BACK AND THE CAR TOOK OFF. BUT NOT BEFORE CALLAZOS DOVE IN THE BACK WINDOW.joshua collazos/victim - 43:33-41 - I was halfway in. I was punching him and trying to get my ps3 and anything. Just grabbing anything so I wouldn't fall down.THE CAR WENT ABOUT A THOUSAND FEET -- GOING AROUND 40 MILES PER HOUR -- FINALLY, CALLAZOS FELL OUT -- HE STILL HAS SCARS FROM THE SEVERE INJURIES ON HIS FOREARM AND LEGS. THE SUSPECTS GOT AWAY. THE FACEBOOK ACCOUNT THEY HAD USED WAS UNDER A FAKE NAME.sgt frank sabol/port st lucie police - 48:32-40 - it was just a little difficult to try to track down who exactly the real person behind this robbery was.FAST FORWARD FOUR MONTHS TO THIS WEEK -- THOSE SUSPECTS ARE NOW IN CUSTODY THANKS TO AN ANONYMOUS TIP. POLICE HOPE THIS CASE IS A GOOD LESSON -- RESEARCH WHO YOU DEAL WITH ONLINE AND ALWAYS MEET IN A PUBLIC PLACE. joshua collazos/victim - 44:15-20 - I could have died, you know what I mean? For a simple ps3.IN PORT ST LUCIE, ARI HAIT, WPBF 25 NEWS.