14-year-old robbed at West Towne Mall, police say

14-year-old robbed at West Towne Mall, police say
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A 14-year-old was robbed at gunpoint Saturday morning after buying a pair of new sneakers at West Towne Mall, according to an incident report.

Police said prior to the robbery, the teen had been riding around with some friends in a newer white SUV, which police believe was stolen. According to the report, when the teen got back to the vehicle, one of the other passengers in the car pulled a gun on him and demanded his money and the new shoes.

The robbers fled in the SUV and left the victim standing outside the mall, police said.

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