Teens suspected of attempted robbery in West Covina

WEST COVINA — Police arrested three teenagers Friday who allegedly tried to rob another teen, police said.
A 15-year-old boy was walked up to a group of three other teenagers just after 10 p.m. in the 200 block of South Glendora Avenue, West Covina police said in a written statement.
The alleged victim asked the three other boys for a cigarette and walked away, police said.
“The three male juveniles caught up with the victim and demanded his money and property,” the statement said. One of the boys had what the apparent victim believed to be a knife.
The alleged victim ran off without giving the other boys anything, officials said.
Police found the three suspected robbers in the area, and a set of brass knuckles near them, police said. They were 15, 16 and 17 years old, and all from West Covina.
The young suspects were booked at Los Padrinos Juvenile Hall in Downey on suspicion of attempted robbery.

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