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Juvenile robbery suspect caught downtown

On April 3rd at approximately 8:30 p.m. West Precinct Anti-Crime Team (ACT) officers saw two citizens chasing another in the 1400 block of 2nd Avenue.  It  turns out the person being chased had just committed a strong arm robbery of a citizen’s i-phone.   The officers chased the suspect and caught him.  The suspect tried to destroy the i-phone prior to arrest.  The juvenile suspect was supposed to be on home detention with a Youth Service Center ankle bracelet.  He had cut the bracelet off earlier in the day.
The 15-year-old suspect was booked into the Youth Service Center for Investigation of Robbery.  YSC also added a charge of Escape on the suspect as well.