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3 Teens Arrested in Connection with Robbery on SBU Campus

A robbery and an attempted robbery happened last week at Stony Brook University.

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A Stony Brook University police investigation into a robbery and an attempted robbery last week on campus has resulted in three arrests, the university announced Friday.

Three 16-year-olds – two from East Setauket and one from Setauket, each of whom have no affiliation with the university – were arrested by university police, according to police chief Robert Lenahan.

"This matter will now be pursued in the Suffolk County Criminal Courts," Lenahan said in a statement.

Stony Brook asked for help in identifying the individuals responsible for robbing one student of his phone and money and for attempting to rob a group of three students as well in a separate incident. Following those reports, campus police stepped up patrols.

Two of the teens were charged with second-degree robbery, a violent felony, and fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, a misdemeanor. The third teen was charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property.
Tc September 13, 2013 at 02:58 PM
16 year olds residing in 3 Village.. Wow..starting their life of crime pretty young..fueled by drugs perhaps?
Darrin September 13, 2013 at 02:59 PM
I guess those teens won't be invited to attend SB University. Fools !!!
LivingSmall September 13, 2013 at 03:11 PM
The attempted robbery occurred at 12:50 AM. Who lets their 16 year-old run around at that time of night? Did the parents think their boys were over a friend's house? If so, do they not check up on them?
SB Otter September 13, 2013 at 04:02 PM
does not surprise me a bit. I've run into quite a few hands off type of parents around here. This along with the ever present sense of entitlement does not bode well for future civic achievement.
Johny Q September 15, 2013 at 12:21 AM
A little more info please. Names of perps? Addresses? 16 is considered adult re: felony crimes, no longer juveniles so lets have them.
Chris September 15, 2013 at 05:31 PM
Just ask a high school student and they will tell you. Word gets around fast.

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