Police track stolen cell phone, arrest man who robbed teen girl - wave3.com-Louisville News, Weather & Sports

Police track stolen cell phone, arrest man who robbed teen girl at gunpoint

Police say the 13-year-old girl was walking this short path from the school to Hempstead Road, when she was approached by three men. Police say the 13-year-old girl was walking this short path from the school to Hempstead Road, when she was approached by three men.
LUCAS COUNTY, OH (Toledo News Now) -

Ottawa Hills police say the man who robbed a teen at gunpoint over the weekend was arrested Thursday.

According to police, a 13-year-old was walking a short bike path from the school to Hempstead Road, when she was approached by three men. The victim says one of them pulled out a gun, demanding her wallet and cell phone.

Unharmed, the teen ran to a neighbor's house to call 911. 
    
With the help of Toledo police, the Ottawa Hills Police Department tracked down the cell phone to a carryout on Bancroft Street, where it was sold for $100. The store led police to the suspect, and his mother brought him to the police department Thursday morning.

"He did say he, in fact, was the person who brandished the gun. However, he said it was not a real gun, although the victim thought it was a real gun. He pointed the gun at her, and he admitted to taking the money and cell phone and selling it for approximately $100," explained Carl Reuther with the OHPD.

The Scott High School student was taken to the Lucas County Juvenile Detention Center, where he now waits to face the judge. He has been charged with aggravated robbery with a gun specification.

Mobile users, click on the "Video" button in the app to watch this story. Download our app here.

Copyright 2013 Toledo News Now. All rights reserved.

  • WAVE 3 NewsNEWSMore>>

  • With residents lacking flood insurance, Salem launches relief fund

    With residents lacking flood insurance, Salem launches relief fund

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 12:27 AM EDT2017-05-23 04:27:33 GMT
    Salem Middle School floodingSalem Middle School flooding

    According to FEMA, the average annual residential flood insurance policy is $426 in Salem, and $1,130 for a business.

    More >>

    According to FEMA, the average annual residential flood insurance policy is $426 in Salem, and $1,130 for a business.

    More >>
  • Salem recovery begins after devastating flood

    Salem recovery begins after devastating flood

    Saturday, May 20 2017 11:50 PM EDT2017-05-21 03:50:09 GMT
    Salem flooding damage (Source: Jobina Fortson/ WAVE 3 News)Salem flooding damage (Source: Jobina Fortson/ WAVE 3 News)

    Business owners and volunteers were out picking up the pieces and cleaning up the mud on Saturday.

    More >>

    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - You could hear the pieces slowing being put back together in Salem early Saturday morning. Within three hours, water rose from around four to eighteen feet on the Blue River at Salem Friday night. “It was just unreal,” Bailey Sidwell said. “I just didn'

    More >>
  • Please and Thank You robbed, all stolen money recovered

    Please and Thank You robbed, all stolen money recovered

    Saturday, May 20 2017 12:53 AM EDT2017-05-20 04:53:24 GMT
    Zara Goldberg, a barista at Please and Thank You realized shortly after arriving at work that something was wrong. (Source: Jobina Fortson/ WAVE 3 News)Zara Goldberg, a barista at Please and Thank You realized shortly after arriving at work that something was wrong. (Source: Jobina Fortson/ WAVE 3 News)

    Early Thursday morning, Zara Goldberg, a barista at Please and Thank You, opened the coffee shop for the day. “The sun was already coming up so it was a little less spooky than it could have been,” Goldberg said. However, her morning routine quickly came to a halt.

    More >>

    Early Thursday morning, Zara Goldberg, a barista at Please and Thank You, opened the coffee shop for the day. “The sun was already coming up so it was a little less spooky than it could have been,” Goldberg said. However, her morning routine quickly came to a halt.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly