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Charges Announced Against Wauconda Teens in Armed Robbery

(Wauconda, IL) Police in Wauconda have announced charges against two teens reportedly involved in an armed robbery.

The incident took place just after 3 AM on Saturday when three teen males were beaten and robbed by a group of other teens…some of which possessed firearms. Vehicles connected to the group were discovered on Tuesday in Round Lake Beach, and 9 juveniles were taken in for questioning.

Police say many of them admitted to stealing vehicles in Lake, McHenry and Winnebago counties…and several were connected to the Wauconda robbery.

Currently a 17-year-old male is facing armed robbery charges, while a 16-year-old is facing aggravated fleeing and eluding, possession of a stolen vehicle, armed robbery, armed violence and mob action. Charges are said to be pending against other juvenile suspects.

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