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Two 14-year-old Lakeland boys charged with holding up a man at gunpoint

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Posted at 2:57 PM, Mar 29, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-29 19:40:52-04

Two 14-year-old Lakeland boys have been arrested for holding up a man at gunpoint. 

The incident occurred about 11 a.m. Tuesday on Jungle Street in Lakeland. 

No injuries occurred.

Authorities said one of the teens stolen two guns from the father of the other youth. 

They picked up a 22-year-old man and threatened him with the gun. The man and one of the teens struggled over the gun before it went off. No one was struck. 

The man escaped the vehicle they were in and contacted authorities. 

The teens, whose name will not be published because of their age, were charged with armed robbery.