Police: Shotgun-wielding would-be robber surrenders

Source: New Orleans Police Department
Source: New Orleans Police Department

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WWL-TV) - A teenager has turned himself in to authorities after police posted video of an attempted robbery on the internet.

In the video that was uploaded to YouTube, you see the victim grab the guy's shotgun then chase him off.

A spokesperson for the New Orleans Police Department said a 16-year-old turned himself in to investigators.

The teen admitted to not only that attempted robbery, but two other hold-ups near the French Quarter.

He's charged with three counts of armed robbery.

His name was not released.

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