Police: Teens Charged After Robbing Women with Toy Guns

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    Toy gun.

    A group of teenagers are accused of robbing two 14-year-old girls near the Cumberland Blue Line Station Thursday night with toy guns, police said.

    Around 7 p.m., police said several teenage boys attempted to rob a 14-year-old girl in the 8700 block of West Bryn Mawr Avenue on the Northwest Side, according to Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Michael Sullivan.

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    The teens demanded valuables from the woman while displaying “replica handguns,” Sullivan said.

    In a separate incident minutes later, the group robbed another teen in the 5400 block of North East River Road.

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    When police arrived, the group attempted to flee onto a nearby Blue Line train, but were apprehended by the responding officers, Sullivan said.

    Three 15-year-old boys were arrested and charged with counts of armed robbery.

    Most of the victim’s belongings were recovered and an investigation is ongoing, according to authorities.