Teaneck juvenile, 16, accused in Dunkin Donuts robbery

YOU READ IT HERE FIRST: Police took a 16-year-old Teaneck High School student into custody last night in connection with a Dunkin Donuts holdup Sunday, thanks to a resource officer and staffers at the school who recognized him.

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Detective Saul Santiago, the resource Officer, told investigating detectives yesterday that he, along with other members of the high school staff, recognized the teen after seeing a video released to the media (SEE: Teaneck police issue image of Dunkin Donuts robber ).

The student turned himself in to police with his mother and attorney at 9 o’clock last night, Chief Robert A. Wilson said.

Juvenile delinquency complaints were filed against him for:

  • armed robbery
  • weapons possession (2 counts)
  • weapons possession by a minor

A search warrant turned up the suspected weapon — a pellet gun — at the teen’s home.

He was being held in the Bergen County Juvenile Detention Center pending an initial appearance in Family Court.

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