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Twelve and 14-year-old arrested for armed robbery

Posted at 5:20 PM, May 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-03 06:06:53-04

A 12-year-old and a 14-year-old were arrested for an armed robbery in southeast Baltimore.

Police said both juveniles are repeat offenders.

The pair allegedly robbed two victims at gunpoint in the 400 block of South Washington Avenue on April 30. Victims told police the suspects got away with their cell phones and money.

Police tracked down the suspects in the 1100 block of East Pratt Street with the assistance of a police helicopter.  Detectives arrested a 14-year-old armed with a loaded gun and a 12-year-old boy who had the victim’s property.

Both suspects were charged as juveniles.