14-year-old robbed Uptown convenience store, police say

CHICAGO — A 14-year-old boy is charged with robbing an Uptown convenience store last month, according to Chicago police.

At about 7:42 p.m. on September 13, a group walked into the store at 4150 North Broadway and started helping themselves to the merchandise, a CPD report said.

They physically attacked a store employee who tried to stop them, leaving him bleeding from the head, and they fled with chips, candy, and other snacks.

A CPD surveillance camera captured footage of them heading east on Buena Avenue after the robbery. A cop who reviewed surveillance footage radioed descriptions of four suspects, all Black males believed to be in their teens:

  • two wearing blue hoodies with khaki pants
  • one wearing a black hoodie with khaki pants
  • one wearing a gray hoodie with khaki pants

On Monday, the 14-year-old was arrested at Area Three headquarters, 2452 West Belmont. No other details are available about him because he is a juvenile.

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