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16-Year-Old Charged With Armed Street Robbery In Cambridge

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A Cambridge police cruiser on patrol. (WBZ-TV)

A Cambridge police cruiser on patrol. (WBZ-TV)

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CAMBRIDGE (CBS) – Police in Cambridge have arrested a 16-year-old and charged him with armed robbery.

Friday night around 10:30 p.m., officers patrolling an area that has seen several robberies in recent days witnessed a three people running with a woman’s purse.

At the same time, a woman reported she had just been robbed of her purse at gunpoint in the area of Webster Avenue and Plymouth Street.

Officers managed to catch one of the suspects, who had the victim’s wallet in his possession.

The two other suspects managed to get away. Police are still trying to find them.

Investigators are also working to determine if this incident is connected to others in the area.

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