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Caught on Surveillance: Four boys, one just 11, suspected in armed robbery

Jan 20, 2010 at 6:11 PM PST KOMO NEWS

BELLEVUE, Wash. -- Police here say four boys, one just 11 years old, may be charged with first-degree robbery for allegedly robbing a gas station attendant at gunpoint over the weekend.

Police spokeswoman Carla Iafrate said the Chevron clerk was helping one of the boys at the counter when another grabbed the clerk in a choke hold and pressed a handgun to his neck late Sunday night.

The boy who was holding the gun took $200 from the cash register, and the boys ran off, Iafrate said.

Officers arrived at the gas station in the 16200 block of NE 8th Street, and were able to get clear images of the robbers from the store's security camera.

Iafrate said the boys were caught several hours later when a police officer recognized them as the kids seen in the video.

Iafrate said the boy suspected of holding the gun during the robbery is 15 yea

Added: Jan-20-2010 Occurred On: Jan-19-2010
Tags: four, boys, commit, felony, armed robbery, 200 dollars, stole candy
Location: Bellevue, Washington, United States (load item map)
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