Teens arrested after alleged armed robbery of Arlington AMPM

The two boys, ages 15 and 16, were found with a BB-gun allegedly used to threaten a store clerk.

ARLINGTON — Two teens were arrested after an alleged armed robbery attempt Saturday night.

Around 11:20 p.m., four males walked into the AMPM on 172nd Street NE. Two of them allegedly threatened the minimart clerk with a weapon, later discovered to be a BB-gun, then ran away, according to an Arlington Police Department news release.

Officers from Arlington, Marysville, Snohomish County, Stillaguamish and Washington State Patrol responded to the area and searched for the suspects.

All four people were found. Two were released. And the two suspects, ages 15 and 16, were booked into the Denney Juvenile Justice Center for investigation of robbery in the first degree.

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