9 Baltimore youths charged after robbery shared on Facebook

By The Associated Press | Posted - Mar. 8, 2017 at 11:58 a.m.



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BALTIMORE (AP) — Police in Baltimore have arrested nine young people after a video shared on Facebook allegedly shows them with a man whose cell phone had just been stolen.

The victim of that theft can be seen on the video asking the teen-agers for his phone back.

Police spokesman T. J. Smith said at a news conference Wednesday that the group — both boys and girls, from 12 to 18 years old — was arrested Tuesday after a second assault several blocks away.

Smith says police believe some in the group also are responsible for a string of assaults last month.

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