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Florida teen robs store because he was bored after his game broke

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Deltona, FL– A 16-year-old Florida boy who was taken into custody after he attempted to rob a store says he was bored after his game system stopped working.
The incident took place on March 24, at the Deltona Food Mart in Spring Hill.
Authorities say the teen armed himself with an Airsoft pistol and went to the store to “entertain” himself.
“Once the other customers left the store, the suspect lifted his shirt and displayed a handgun, described as a ‘black semi-automatic handgun.’ The suspect removed the handgun from his waistband, pointed it at the clerk, and demanded money from the cash register.
When the cashier refused to go along with the teen’s demands, he fled the scene.
Authorities were able to locate the teen a short time later in an area not too far from the store.
He was taken into custody and is facing attempted robbery charges.