Boy, 13, arrested for strong-armed robbery in Glendale

April 10, 2012

A 13-year-old Milwaukee boy was arrested for strong-armed robbery after taking a woman’s purse as she walked with her son in the 4700 block of North Port Washington Road at 3:20 p.m. Sunday.

According to the Glendale police report:

Witnesses saw this boy and another male, who were riding bikes, and reported one boy hit the woman in the face and grabbed her purse and rode off.

A witness followed one of the boys who was caught in the 4000 block of North Seventh Street and arrested.

He admitted being involved but said he bumped into the woman by accident while on his cellphone and his friend told him to take the purse.

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