The two 17-year-old suspects are facing two counts of aggravated robbery, one count of kidnapping, and one count of kidnapping. One of the 17-year-old suspects is also facing a charge of failure to comply.
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“Clearly, these (juveniles) have not benefited from all of the opportunities and programs the Juvenile Justice System have previously offered to them,” Heck said. “These are not the actions of children. Teens who choose to commit violent felonies, and endanger the public, need to be held accountable for their actions.”
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This news outlet is not naming the six juveniles due to their ages, and the request for the case to be moved to adult court is still pending.
The seventh suspect, Caleb W. Johnson, 18, was charged with aggravated robbery, two counts of failure to comply with a police officer and a single count of improperly handling a firearm in a vehicle.
UPDATE @ 1:24 p.m. (Feb. 15):
The Montgomery County Juvenile Court confirmed the Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office has filed a motion to transfer the cases involving six juveniles to adult court, according to court officials.
The Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office has announced a press conference to discuss the ongoing criminal cases surrounding the AT&T robbery and manhunt in Huber Heights earlier this month.
The press conference is scheduled for 1:30 p.m.
Police said a group of six juveniles and Caleb W. Johnson robbed the AT&T store on Old Troy Pike before leading police on a manhunt that locked down all of Huber Heights City Schools earlier this month.