SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – Two teenagers accused of robbing two students at gunpoint inside a Shreveport high school now sit behind bars.
According to the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office, around noon Thursday deputies were notified about a robbery on the Captain Shreve High School campus the day before. Investigators learned that two teens robbed two other teens inside one of the school’s bathrooms. During the incident, one of the suspects pulled out what victims believed to be a real gun.
Deputies found a realistic-looking pellet gun during a sweep of the campus. However, they do not believe it was the gun used for the robbery.
The teens were booked into the Caddo Parish Juvenile Detention Center and charged with first-degree robbery.
Caddo Parish schools released the following statement about the incident:
“Caddo Schools is thankful for the efforts of law enforcement and our school administration to investigate allegations of a robbery occurring on a school campus and quickly discipline those involved. It is imperative for students and staff to say something any time they see something suspicious in order for our schools to be the safest environments they can be. Our district will continue to work collaboratively with law enforcement to maintain a police presence on campuses and deploy numerous security measures to ensure the safety of students and staff alike.”
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