By Steve Beck

PINE HILL, N.J. (CBS) — A 12-year-old male was among three juveniles charged in connection with a knifepoint robbery outside a convenience store in Camden County.

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The robbery happened at about 2 p.m. on June 21st in the 800 block of Turnersville Road in Pine Hill, New Jersey.

According to investigators, the victim — a 12-year-old male — said he was walking past a convenience store when he was stopped by three juvenile males.

Investigators say a 15-year-old male threatened the victim while holding a knife to his chest and forced the victim to hand over his cell phone.

After obtaining the victim’s cell phone, the 15-year-old and his two alleged accomplices — a 12-year-old male and a 16-year-old male — ran away from the scene.

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Shortly after the robbery, officers with the Pine Hill Police Department located the suspects at the Deptford Mall.

The suspects were taken into police custody.

The 15-year-old is facing charges of Armed Robbery, Conspiracy To Commit Robbery, Unlawful Possession Of A Weapon and Possession Of A Weapon For Unlawful Purpose.

The 12-year-old and 16-year-old are facing charges of Conspiracy to commit robbery.

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