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A teenager has been charged with beating up a 12-year-old boy in the Town of Evans.

The fight happened at about 5:30 p.m. on March 9 on Commercial Street in the Village of Angola, said Lt. Peter Smith.

The 12-year-old was taken to Women and Children’s Hospital with minor injuries. Police received conflicting reports from witnesses about whether the 12-year-old was knocked unconscious, Smith said.

A 16-year-old was charged with third-degree robbery, second-degree assault, petit larceny, harassment and conspiracy. It’s not exactly clear what the fight was over. Police would not release the teenager’s name, because of the possibility of getting youthful offender status.

The robbery charge was lodged because a cell phone was taken, Smith said.