3 teens face charges after Paducah convenience store robbed

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(Source: Pexels/Tima Miroshnichenko)

PADUCAH, Ky. (KBSI) – Three teenagers face charges after a Paducah convenience store was robbed.

Three teens ages 13, 17 and 16 were taken into custody on charges of robbery and theft by unlawful taking, according to the Paducah Police Department.

The owner of Superway at 649 N. 8th Street told police a black male wearing a mask came into the business Saturday afternoon on Oct. 15, and threatened him with a baseball bat.

The owner said the robber and another young male grabbed some vaping products and other merchandise and ran, leaving the baseball bat inside the store.

The store owner told police the same two and a third young male returned to the store the evening of Oct. 15. He said this time, the male yelled at him, then pulled a display case over.

He told police the three stole more vaping products and ran away on foot.

The owner said one of the suspects left behind a sandal he was wearing. An officer found a second sandal in the parking lot near the gasoline pumps.

Detectives took a 16 and a 17-year-old into custody on Friday.

The 16-year-old is charged with first-degree robbery (complicity) and felony theft by unlawful taking.

The 17-year-old is charged with theft by unlawful taking.

A 13-year-old was taken into custody Monday and charged with first degree robbery and theft by unlawful taking.

All three were booked into McCracken County Juvenile Detention Center.

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