Police arrest teenager accused of armed robbery near Mulberry Street

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Published: Mar. 1, 2022 at 10:24 AM EST
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GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - Greenville police say they arrested a teenage boy accused of robbing a woman at gunpoint on Monday night.

According to a release from officers, the victim says she was meeting someone to buy a phone that was allegedly for sale online.

When the suspect met the victim, officers say the suspect allegedly pointed a firearm at the woman and stole her money before running away.

Police arrested the suspect at his house after using a K-9 track.

The 16-year-old suspect is charged with armed robbery, possession of a weapon during a violent crime, possession of a stolen handgun and unlawful carry of a handgun, according to officers.