Police: 15-year-old from Bayonne arrested for knifepoint robbery outside 7-Eleven


A 15-year-old from Bayonne was arrested for a knifepoint robbery outside a local 7-Eleven last month, authorities said.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

A juvenile, 15, of Bayonne, was charged with robbery, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, unlawful possession of a weapon, and possession of an imitation firearm, according to Police Capt. Eric Amato.

On September 24th, a 29-year-old man reported that after exiting the 7-Eleven, located at 463 Avenue C, he was approached from behind by an unknown man with a knife who demanded that the victim give him all of his money.

As the victim attempted to flee, he fell to the ground where the actor proceeded to kick him and threaten to kill him if he didn’t surrender his money. The victim complied and the attacked fled.

The investigation initiated by the Bayonne Police Department Detective Bureau led to the juvenile, 15, being identified as the attacker.. He was apprehended and taken into custody on September 29th at about 12:41 p.m., police said.

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