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16-year-old boy arrested in Boston was wanted on weapons, assault, robbery charges

Boston police arrested a 16-year-old boy who was wanted on weapons, assault, and robbery charges in Jamaica Plain Wednesday morning, police said.

Officers in the police department’s Fugitive Unit made the arrest in the area of 3347 Washington St., which is the department’s District E-13 headquarters, as part of an ongoing investigation. The boy was wanted on several outstanding warrants, Boston police said in a statement Thursday.

The boy had allegedly been charged with armed assault to rob, assault by means of a dangerous weapon, carrying a firearm without a license, unlawful possession of ammunition, receiving stolen property, unlawful possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial number, unarmed robbery, and assault and battery, police said.

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