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DAVENPORT (KWWL) -  Davenport police say two preteens who used airsoft guns to try to rob a customer at a Starbucks drive-thru window have been charged with felonies.
   Police say the 11- and 12-year-old children approached the victim's vehicle on Saturday morning and demanded money. They say the customer refused and the kids ran away.
   Officers arrested the suspects and confiscated an airsoft rifle and airsoft handgun. The suspects were taken to the Davenport police department and charged with second-degree robbery. Police say the 11-year-old was also charged with assault on a police officer after punching one at the station.
   They are being prosecuted in Scott County Juvenile Court.

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