Teen charged with three Jacksonville armed robberies
Published: Mar. 24, 2023 at 10:16 AM EDT|Updated: Mar. 24, 2023 at 1:37 PM EDT
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - Police in one Eastern Carolina city say a 14-year-old boy is going to be charged in three different store robberies that have happened within the past six days.
The Jacksonville Police Department said the teenager was armed with a knife in all three hold-ups.
Two of the robberies happened at Birdies, a convenience store on Western Boulevard. The third took place at Circle K on Pine Valley Road.
Police said the robberies happened between last Saturday and Wednesday.
The teen will face charges through the Department of Juvenile Justice, according to a news release.
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