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16-Year-Old Arrested After Xbox Robbery in Greenpoint, Police Say

Dec. 19, 2017 By Nathaly Pesantez

A 16-year-old was arrested after a Xbox was stolen from a Greenpoint gaming store, according to police.

The incident happened on Dec. 12, when the 16-year-old, whose name the Greenpoint Post is withholding, allegedly walked into Music Planet at 649 Manhattan Ave. at around 1:10 p.m., and stole an Xbox from the store’s counter, an NYPD spokesperson said.

The 16-year-old allegedly said, “If you follow me, I will kill you,” to a store employee after grabbing the item and fleeing, an NYPD spokesperson said.

Police searched for the suspect for six days, and arrested the 16-year-old yesterday at around 10 p.m., the NYPD spokesperson said. He was charged with robbery in the third degree and criminal possession of stolen property in the fifth degree, police said.

The Xbox was worth $300, according to the NYPD spokesperson.

Music Planet at 649 Manhattan Ave.

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