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3 teens charged in sneakers robbery

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GRETNA, La. (AP) - Jefferson Parish prosecutors have charged three Kenner teenagers as adults in the armed robbery of another teen who was trying to sell Nike Air Jordan sneakers over the Internet.

Nola.comThe Times-Picayune reports (http://bit.ly/1qAfJ5S ) the suspects are all 16 years old.

They have entered not-guilty pleas in the case.

Kenner police say the suspects are accused of robbing a 17-year-old Gretna resident on Aug. 2 after he advertised the sneakers for $160 on Instagram and Kik, an instant messaging application for phones.

Investigators say the victim went to Kenner to meet with the prospective buyers but was robbed at gunpoint of four pairs of sneakers.

Information from: The Times-Picayune, http://www.nola.com

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