15-Year-Old Armed With Baseball Bat Accused Of Robbing People In Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Police say they charged a 15-year-old for two robberies that happened in Charlotte.

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department say the teenager and another suspect are responsible for robbing two people on January 12th on Park South Station Boulevard in south Charlotte.

The victims claim they were walking down the road when a vehicle drove by them and stopped suddenly.  Two suspects reportedly jumped out of the vehicle with metal baseball bats and began assaulting the victims, according to a news release.

The victims told police they ran from the suspects but were caught and forced to give up their property.

Based on information and evidence that was collected during the investigation, detectives say they were able to identify the 15-year-old suspect and arrested him on armed robbery charges.

Detectives say they also determined the teenager was responsible for a second robbery that happened on January 11th on Antlers Lane.

Police are still working to identify the second suspect involved in the case.  Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.