Police: Cleveland EMS providers robbed at gunpoint by 3 juveniles

The two EMS providers suffered minor injuries during a struggle outside their station


Kaylee Remington
cleveland.com

CLEVELAND — Two EMS workers suffered minor injuries after three boys robbed them at gunpoint at one of their own work stations, police say.

The robbery happened about 7 a.m. at the station on Stickney Avenue near Pearl Road, Cleveland police spokeswoman Sgt. Jennifer Ciaccia said. Police say the suspects are between 13 to 14 years old.

Two Cleveland EMS providers were robbed at gunpoint by three teenage boys outside their station, police say.
Two Cleveland EMS providers were robbed at gunpoint by three teenage boys outside their station, police say. (Photo/Cleveland.com)

Investigators learned the EMS workers had just gotten off and started their cars to warm them up. When they walked up to their cars, the saw three boys in one of the cars trying to steal it, Ciaccia said.

The EMS workers got into a confrontation with the boys when one of them pulled out a gun. A struggle ensued and one of the juveniles pulled out a gun.

The boy with the gun ran and the other two were arrested at the scene.

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