Phoenix Juveniles Injured in Armed Robbery
According to Police, two juveniles were transported to the hospital for injuries sustained in a car accident that began with an armed vehicle robbery. Phoenix Police Department Spokesman Officer James Holmes said two men robbed a nineteen-year-old man of his vehicle at gunpoint at approximately 2:15 a.m. near 83rd Avenue and Globe. Police located the vehicle, a 2009 Toyota Corolla, at approximately 4:30 a.m. near 67th Avenue and Indian School Road. When Officers tried to stop the vehicle, which was occupied by four people, the driver fled. After a short pursuit, the driver lost control of the vehicle crashing it into a wall. Police detained all four of the people who were in the vehicle, three juveniles and one adult. According to Police, the owner of the Corolla identified two of the men as those who stole his vehicle. One of the robbers, a twenty-six-year-old man, was charged with one count of armed robbery. The other, a juvenile, was taken to the hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries but will be detained upon release. According to Officer Holmes, the owner of the Corolla was not injured in the robbery.
A juvenile alleged to have committed a delinquent act may be referred to the Juvenile Court. A child’s parents, school officials, police, probation officers or other individuals may refer a juvenile to the Juvenile Court. In 2000, more than 48,000 juveniles were referred to the Juvenile Court in Arizona. Of these juveniles, sixty-six percent were males and thirty-three percent were females all between the ages of eight and seventeen. Fifty-percent of the juveniles referred to the Juvenile Court were white, thirty-five percent were Hispanic, six percent were African American, five percent were Native American and the remainder were Asian or unknown.
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