Police arrest armed robber in Canarsie

Police say officers arrested a man after he robbed a teen at gunpoint in Canarsie.



Officers say on Friday, a 16-year-old ran toward them with a visible head injury, telling them he had just been robbed and pistol whipped.



The officers arrested Oliver Jean-Baptiste, 19, soon after and confiscated his gun.



Jean-Baptiste is now facing multiple charges including robbery and criminal possession of a weapon.


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