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Teen admits robbing 2 Allentown convenience stores

Published On: Oct 03 2012 06:36:36 AM CDT

Teen admits robbing 2 stores

ALLENTOWN, Pa. -

A teen has admitted to robbing a pair of convenience stores in Allentown.

Court documents say 18-year-old Javier Toro told police he robbed the Turkey Hill in the 1200 block of Lehigh Street last Friday, and the 7-Eleven in the 1800 block of South Fourth Street on Sunday.

Officials say he fled after was pulled over by police in the 400 block of Hamilton Street for a routine traffic stop on Tuesday.

Police say, when they eventually caught up with Toro in the 100 block of Penn Street, he was hiding under a car.

Court documents say he was wearing a 'Scream'-type mask during the robbery.

Toro has been charged with robbery and unlawful possession of a firearm.