Crime

Police: Two juveniles arrested in robbery at Rothschild Leadership Academy

Sarah Robinson

srobinson@ledger-enquirer.com

Columbus Police said they arrested two juveniles early Tuesday linked to a robbery at Rothschild Leadership Academy.

Authorities said the underage suspects, who were accused of criminal street gang activity, were involved in the Tuesday morning theft in which a 13-year-old boy was robbed of $20 cash in the school bathroom.

A corporal police officer said he was working security at the 1136 Hunt Ave. academy when assistant principal Brenda Merritt advised him about the incident later that day around 1 p.m.

No injuries were reported, according to a police report.

The robbery remains under investigation.

— Sarah is a crime & safety reporter at The Ledger-Enquirer. You can contact her on Twitter at @SarahR_92.

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