13-year-old girl accused of robbing boy at gunpoint

Hampton police officers said the teenager faces several charges including Robbery and Assault on a Police Officer.

HAMPTON, Va. (WVEC) -- Police said a 13-year-old girl pulled a gun on a 12-year-old boy and robbed him of his cell phone.

Officers said it happened in Newmarket Fair off of West Mercury Boulevard on Wednesday.

Emergency dispatchers received the call about the robbery around 1:10 p.m.

Police said the girl, who lives in Newport News, ran off after the incident. Officers found her a short time later. She and the boy know each other.

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The faces the following charges:

  • Use of a Firearm in Commission of a Felony (2 counts)
  • Abduction
  • Robbery
  • Assault on a Police Officer

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