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Three juveniles arrested for early morning robbery in Elkhart

ELKHART COUNTY, Ind. -- Three juveniles have been arrested for allegedly robbing another juvenile early Thursday morning at a home in the 51000 block of CR 9 in Elkhart County.

The 16-year-old victim told police he was outside of his garage when he was approached by another male asking for money.

While the two were talking, another male approached them, displayed a handgun and demanded the victim empty his pockets, according to reports.

After getting money from the victim, the suspects left in a dark colored pickup truck headed south on CR 9, deputies said.

Later in the morning, the sheriff's office announced it had three juveniles in custody in connection with the robbery.

Two of the juveniles, who are 16, are being held at the Elkhart County Correctional facility.

The third juvenile, who is 15, is being held at the Elkhart County Juvenile Detention Center.

The incident remains under investigation.

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