Boy, 13, charged with armed robbery in Del.

NEWARK, Del. (AP) - December 22, 2011

Officers say about 3:10 p.m. on Wednesday, a 16-year-old was walking to his apartment in the Vinings at Christiana when the 13-year-old came out from behind a wall and displayed a knife.

Police say the 13-year-old grabbed the victim and demanded his property. The victim gave the robber his cell phone and the robber fled.

The 13-year-old was found at his home and charged with robbery and other offenses. He is being held at a juvenile detention center.

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