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Teen suspected of armed robbery at Circle K

A 16-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of robbing a Circle K in the 1000 block of Petit Avenue in Ventura on Saturday, July 7, 2012.

July 8, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
A 16-year-old boy was arrested Saturday on suspicion of taking cash from a Circle K at gunpoint.

The boy, whose name was not released, was accused of robbing the store in the 1000 block of Petit Avenue in Ventura about 1:30 a.m.

The suspect entered the store, showed the clerk a handgun and demanded money before fleeing from the store, according to the Ventura Police Department.

Officers responding to the call began searching the area and found a suspect who matched the description given to them.

The boy was charged with robbery, possession of stolen property and committing a felony with a loaded gun. He was booked at juvenile hall.

No one was injured.


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