One juvenile charged with robbing, beating Grandview veteran

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GRANDVIEW, Mo. — One juvenile has been charged in Jackson County Family Court with first-degree robbery, second-degree robbery and two counts of armed criminal action. This comes after the 14-year-old male suspect was arrested for taking part in robbing and beating an 85-year-old disabled Grandview veteran on two occasions earlier this week.

A release from the Grandview Police Department stated that several tips have come in that implicate suspects that were involved in one or both of the robberies. The investigation is continuing with the assistance of the Kansas City Police Department.

The department also urged continued public assistance to help round up a total of nine suspects from the crimes. If you have any information you are urged to call the TIPS Hotline at (816) 474-TIPS.

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