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Hazel Crest teen charged with robbing 7-Eleven in Homewood

A Hazel Crest teen was arrested late Saturday after allegedly robbing the 7-Eleven store at 3154 183rd St. in Homewood.Homewood police received a report at 9:23 p.m. of an armed robbery at the store.The 16-year-old suspect allegedly pointed a handgun at the clerk and demanded money, police said. He left the store with an undisclosed amount of cash, but was apprehended a short time later in the 18100 block of Kedzie Avenue. No one was injured in the incident, police said.The teen was charged with armed robbery, according to . . .

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