15-year-old arrested for attempted robbery of 12-year-old

LINCOLN – Lincoln Police arrested a 15-year-old for an attempted robbery where he pointed a gun at a 12-year-old.

LPD says on Monday around 3:15 p.m near the 700 block of Jennifer Drive, the 12-year-old was walking home when a black vehicle drove by, pointed a gun at him, and demanded his shoes.

The victim did not respond and the vehicle drove away.

On Wednesday, the 15-year-old was taken into custody.

He was contacted at home with his father, and admitted to being involved.

He was arrested and sent to the Youth Detention Center for attempted robbery,weapons charges, and possession of a stolen firearm.

The gun was found to be stolen from an unlocked vehicle.