Kansas teens charged in videoed robbery posted to social media

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OLATHE, Kan. (AP) -

Four suburban Kansas City high school students have been charged with two Halloween night armed robberies, one of which was recorded and circulated on social media.

The Kansas City Star reports that police in Overland Park, Kansas, say the teens took clothing and electronics in the two robberies, which were committed around 4:30 p.m. and 6:20 p.m. on Oct. 31. Police found the sport utility that the suspects had been driving around 10:30 p.m. and took the occupants into custody.

The teens are each charged in juvenile court with two felony counts of aggravated robbery. The Star isn't naming the teens because they are minors.


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Four Kansas high school students face charges for armed robberies on Halloween, including one that was recorded on video and posted on social media.

Olathe police told the Kansas City Star that a video shared on social media was related to the robberies. The suspects are students at Olathe High School in suburban Kansas City.

All four suspects have been taken into custody. They are charged in juvenile court, each with two felony counts of aggravated robbery.

Victims of both crimes told police that the robbers took clothing and electronics. The suspects were arrested later that night.

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