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DATE/TIME: Wednesday, November 30th, 2005 / 08:15 PM
SUBJECT:JUVENILE ARRESTED FOR ROBBING BROADWAY GAS STATION

A 15-year-old Bellvue boy has been arrested for robbing the Getty gas station at 2224 Broadway in Bellvue at about 6:00 a.m. last Friday.

The youth entered the store, pointed what appeared to be a handgun at the female clerk and demanded money from the cash register. The clerk complied and the boy then ran from the store. The clerk was not injured in the incident.

Leads were developed that implicated the boy and detectives arrested him this afternoon. A pellet gun that was used in the robbery was recovered.

The boy whose name cannot be released because of his age is charged with the felony of Robbery-2nd degree. He is currently being held at a secure detention facility for juveniles and his case will be handled in Schenectady County Family Court.