Owensboro teen charged in connection with robbery

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (WEHT) – An Owensboro teen has been charged in connection with a robbery.

The 17-year-old is also facing two counts of possession of a handgun by a minor.

Owensboro Police say on Wednesday night around 9:30 p.m., officers responded to a robbery of an individual in the 1200 block of East Byers Avenue.

When officers arrived, the victim told police he had been robbed at gunpoint by a juvenile he knew and a cell phone and cash had also been taken.

The juvenile’s name has not been released.

Anyone with information should call OPD at 270-687-8888, or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at 270-687-8484.

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(This story was originally published on August 29, 2019)

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