Teen charged in 2 same-day Middletown robberies to remain in juvenile detention center

A 15-year-old Middletown boy remains in the Butler County Detention Center after he was charged with two counts of aggravated robbery.

The teen appeared Friday in Butler County Juvenile Court and his pre-trial hearing was set for 10 a.m. July 15 before Judge Ronald Craft, according to court documents. The teen has been in juvenile detention since he was arrested by Middletown police on June 11.

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The teen and Austin Getter, 20, of Middletown, allegedly robbed two Middletown businesses at gun point just hours apart on June 10, according to police. Getter is scheduled to appear this afternoon in Middletown Municipal Court. Getter’s bond was set at $20,000 cash, surety or property by Judge James Sherron. Getter remains in the Middletown City Jail and his attorney is Sam Borst.

The two were arrested June 11 after they allegedly robbed Discount Tobacco, 408 S. Breiel Blvd., and Speedway, 3104 Roosevelt Blvd., according to Middletown police.

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