Three Atlantic City Teenagers Charged with Robbery and Weapons Offenses
Three 16-year-olds are now facing charges following a convenience store robbery Sunday in Atlantic City where police say the clerk suffered extensive injuries.
Around 1:00 Sunday afternoon, Atlantic City Police responded to a robbery at a convenience store at St. David's Place and Winchester Avenue. Officers found the 42-year-old clerk with several facial wounds; police say he was struck several times in the face and body with unknown objects. The clerk described the suspects as three black males and they took an unknown amount of cash from a register and fled on foot. Police say the clerk's injuries, although extensive, are not believed to be life threatening.
Following a brief investigation, an officer spotted a person fitting the description of one of the suspects on Atlantic Avenue. That male juvenile was also in possession of marijuana. While at the scene, two other males were located and arrested.
All three suspects are are 16-years-old and evidence from the robbery was recovered. They now face robbery, unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose, and conspiracy charges.