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7 juveniles arrested in string of Myrtle Beach robberies

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MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) Seven juveniles were charged on Friday for several armed robberies and strong armed robberies that occurred over the past three months.

The incidents took place on Green Boulevard, Seaboard Street and Osceola Street in Myrtle Beach from September 12 through December 9. Two of the robberies included the Target and the Scotchman on Seaboard St.

Of the seven juveniles arrested Friday, two 16 year olds are being charged as adults for armed robbery. Three of the seven juveniles were 15 years old and were charged with strong armed robbery or armed robbery. Their cases will be heard in a family court.

The juveniles responsible for breaking into the feeders at Broadway at the Beach over the last two weeks were also identified Friday. These juveniles were taken into custody on charges of damage to property and petit larceny for stealing the money from the feeders and have been released to their parents.

The charges and arrests of the defendants follow an intensive investigation by the Myrtle Beach Police Department.

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