Three teens charged in armed robbery

Ottawa police have charged three young people following an armed robbery at the Navan Food Centre Sunday night.

 

Ottawa police have charged three young people following an armed robbery at the Navan Food Centre Sunday night.

 

Police said Tuesday that three suspects, one armed with a handgun, robbed a store in the 3600 block of Navan Rd. The suspects made off with cash and cigarettes.

 

There were no injuries.

 

Responding patrol officers located the suspects in the area a short time later and recovered a BB gun.

The charges for the three — ages 14, 14 and 15, all from Ottawa — include robbery and conspiracy. One 14-year-old has also been charged with pointing a firearm and possession of weapons dangerous to the public. The 15-year-old has also been charged with possession of weapons dangerous to the public and carrying a concealed weapon.

The suspects were released from custody and will appear in court at a later date.

 
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