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Teen charged in connection with Paducah robbery

PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) -

Paducah police have charged a teenager in connection with the robbery of a woman early on Saturday morning in the Forest Hills neighborhood.

The teen was charged with first degree robbery and booked into the McCracken County Juvenile Detention Center.

According to police, the woman told them she was getting out of her just after midnight when a man walked up, pointed a gun at her and demanded money. She said she gave him cash and he ran away.

Officers investigating the robbery say they determined a 17 year old to be the suspect.

The teen was interviewed on Wednesday afternoon, July 15.

Police say a BB gun believed to have been used in the robbery was recovered and seized as evidence. They say the BB gun closely resembles a firearm.

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