Po­lice ar­rest 3 teens in armed rob­bery

Orlando Sentinel - - LOCAL & STATE - Jeff Weiner

Po­lice ar­rested three teen sus­pected in an armed rob­bery at a Steak ‘n Shake restau­rant in Ocala early Wednes­day, the Ocala Po­lice De­part­ment said. In a state­ment posted to the agency’s Face­book page, po­lice said two of the teens, wear­ing ban­danas, en­tered the Steak ‘n Shake on Col­lege Road about 12:12 a.m. and held the man­ager at gun­point. They de­manded taht the man­ager open reg­is­ters, po­lice said, then fled in a Toy­ota Prius driven by a third teen. They left, but were seen on State Road 200, po­lice said. When of­fi­cers tried to stop the car, it sped off, lead­ing to a chase and crash, the Ocala Po­lice De­part­ment said.

Video re­leased by the agency showed of­fi­cers with guns drawn ap­proach­ing the car, which had flipped onto its roof. The teens are shown crawl­ing out and sur­ren­der­ing to po­lice. The car had been stolen from Apopka on Mon­day, po­lice said. Two of the boys were hos­pi­tal­ized for in­juries. All three — two aged 16, one 17 — face charges of rob­bery with a firearm, po­lice said. One of the two 16-yearolds also faces an auto theft charge.

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