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4 young teens arrested in knifepoint robbery of another teen

Last Updated Jul 15, 2017 at 12:16 pm EDT

A Toronto police cruiser is seen in an undated file photo. CITYNEWS

Four boys, including a 14-year-old, have been arrested following a knifepoint robbery outside a North York high school.

Police say a 17-year-old was approached by a group of four boys near Senator O’Connor College School on Thursday afternoon.

It’s alleged one of the boys produced a knife and held it to the victim’s throat while demanding he hand over his personal property.

Police have arrested two 16-year-olds, a 15-year-old and a 14-year-old in connection with the robbery. All four face a number of robbery charges while the 15-year-old also faces a charge of possession of a weapon.

The four cannot be named under provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act.