SEAL BEACH (CBSLA.com) — A 17-year-old boy has been arrested for allegedly attempting to rob a Seal Beach gas station with an airsoft pistol.
The suspect is accused of confronting a cashier at a Unocal service station located in the 12000 block of Seal Beach Boulevard shortly before noon Friday.READ MORE: Pelicans Top Clippers Again, 123-104; Valanciunas Scores Career-High 39,
Seal Beach police Sgt. Philip Gonshak told City News Service a struggle ensued.
The cashier was able to gain control of the pistol and the suspect ran into a Los Alamitos neighborhood, Sgt. Gonshak said.READ MORE: Chanukah Celebrations Stress Message Of "Light Over Darkness" In Trying Times
Seal Beach and Los Alamitos police worked in conjunction to locate the suspect.
The teenager was booked at the Orange County Juvenile Hall in Orange on one charge of attempted armed robbery.MORE NEWS: Authorities Investigating Fatal North Hollywood Shooting On Monday Evening
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