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An 18-year-old man was charged Friday with robbing a 13-year-old boy at gunpoint with a BB gun.

SALT LAKE CITY — An 18-year-old man was charged Friday with robbing a 13-year-old boy at gunpoint with a BB gun.

Julian Romero, of West Jordan, is charged in 3rd District Court with aggravated robbery, a first-degree felony.

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On Nov. 17, a 13-year-old boy was at his friend's house when police say he was approached by Romero and two juveniles, ages 14 and 15. Romero demanded the boy "give him everything in his pockets" and then pinned the boy down while the two juveniles punched him in the mouth, the charging documents state.

Romero then held a BB gun to the 13-year-old boy's head before shooting him in the leg, according to the charges.

Romero told the boy that if he told anyone anyone about what had happened, "he would shoot up his house," the charges state.