Police: Knife-Wielding Teen Arrested After $2 Holdup

Suspect faces several charges

A 16-year-old is accused in a knifepoint robbery on Long Island that scored him $2.

Police said the teen showed a knife to his victim on the corner of Radcliffe and Deal roads in Island Park and demanded money. The victim turned over the cash.

Investigators said they found a knife, medication and possible marijuana on the Long Beach teen when they arrested him a short time after the Saturday night robbery. He is charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, robbery and possession of a dangerous weapon.

There was no phone listing for the teen at a home address released by police.

Details of his arraignment Sunday were not immediately available.


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