GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (CBS) – Police have arrested a 15-year-old in connection with an armed robbery.
On Oct. 16 at 7:47 a.m., police in Gloucester Township received reports of a burglary in the Deer Park Circle.
The victim said the suspect was wearing a ski mask and was armed with a knife when he walked into the home through an unlocked door and stole the homeowner’s cell phone before fleeing.
When police arrived on scene, they were quickly able to identify the suspect as a 15-year-old male who also lives in the housing development.
The teen was arrested and taken into custody without incident. He is now facing charges of robbery, burglary, making terroristic threats and related charges.
Police are not releasing the suspect’s name due to his age.