A Springfield teen reported being beaten, robbed by other teens with a gun.

Springfield teen beaten, robbed by other teens with gun

A teenager told police he had a gun pointed at him and was beaten during a robbery Sunday evening in Springfield.

Springfield police said they responded to the 2800 block of East Main Street on a report of a robbery. They were told by a woman that she witnessed three teenagers jump her son.

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“(The woman) advised the three males, described by the child victim as one black male in blue jeans and a black half-skull masks, along with two white males in dark clothing, and each also in black half skull masks, she stated the black male pulled an unknown, dark colored gun on the child victim as all three males proceeded to jump the child victim,” the police report states.

One of the three teens allegedly pointed a gun at the victim, according to the police report.

“One of the males reached into the child victim’s pocket and took $30,” the police said.

Springfield police checked the area but were unable to find anyone that matched the description of the teens. The police report estimates the three teens were ages 13 to 14 years old.

Authorities continue to investigate the case.


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