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Three teens arrested for armed robbery

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Three teenage boys are facing felony charges in Milford for allegedly robbing two people this summer in one of the city’s residential neighborhoods.

Police said Friday that the teenagers robbed two adults, ages 50 and 53, who were walking on Gulf Street near Snug Harbor Road around 1:30 a.m. on July 27.

The group of boys allegedly approached the adults and that one them showed a handgun. Police said the trio took a cell phone and a wallet containing cash and credit cards before fleeing toward New Haven Avenue. Neither victim was injured in the attack.

Police have been investigating the robbery and made three arrests this week. They declined to release the names of the suspects because of their age.

The first boy, a 17-year-old from Milford, was charged with first-degree robbery, conspiracy to commit first-degree robbery, fifth-degree larceny, conspiracy to commit fifth-degree larceny, criminal use of a firearm, conspiracy to commit criminal use of a firearm and second-degree threatening.

That boy was also charged for his alleged role in several vehicle break-ins in the Milford in August and September. For those incidents he was charged with three counts of third-degree burglary and three counts of sixth-degree larceny.

The second boy arrested for robberies was a 16-year-old from Milford. He was charged with with first-degree robbery, conspiracy to commit first-degree robbery, fifth-degree larceny, conspiracy to commit fifth-degree larceny, criminal use of a firearm and conspiracy to commit criminal use of a firearm.

The third boy, a 16-year-old, was charged with conspiracy to commit first-degree robbery, conspiracy to commit fifth-degree larceny and conspiracy to commit criminal use of a firearm.

All three boys are set to appear in juvenile court.

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Wes Duplantier

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