Lubbock Teen Jailed For Robbery - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

1/21/09

Lubbock Teen Jailed For Robbery

Source: Lubbock Co. Sheriff Source: Lubbock Co. Sheriff

A Lubbock teen was behind bars Wednesday night, after authorities say he robbed a local cigarette shop. 

NewsChannel 11 first showed you a surveillance picture on Monday. That's when Lubbock Police asked for you help to identify the suspect investigators say walked into Tobacco Express on West 19th Street and tried to steal a carton of cigarettes.

Authorities tell us that 17-year-old Nicholas Sharp turned himself in Tuesday afternoon. He's charged with robbery instead of theft because police say when a clerk confronted him about the stolen cigarettes, Sharp assaulted them.

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Police say, when confronted, the suspect assaulted the store clerk. So instead of a theft, this case is now being investigated as a robbery.

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