Two juveniles taken into custody following Saturday incident at Dollar Tree

A 15-year-old and a 14-year-old were taken into custody Saturday following an alleged robbery at the Dollar Tree, 2108 W. 27th St.

According to Lawrence Police spokeswoman Kim Murphree, police were called to the store about 6:30 p.m. for a report of a robbery in progress.

A cashier at the store reported that the two juveniles entered the store and told people to put their hands up, but no weapon was shown.

Police responded and made contact with the juveniles, but no weapon was found, and no money was taken.

However, both were taken into custody on child in need of care and criminal threat charges.