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Teen arrested in connection to assault and theft

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WATERLOO (KWWL) -

According to Waterloo Police Captain, David Mohlis, a teenager has been arrested, and he's accused of theft and assault.

Captain Mohlis says the 15-year-old male was charged with second-degree robbery for a reported assault near the parking ramps, where the victim claims the teenage also tried taking his cell phone.

The teenager is also accused of stealing a bicycle off someone's porch in the 900 block of Western Avenue and causing bodily injury for the assault in the Waterloo Arts Center Parking Center parking lot.

Authorities say they are still investigating his involvement a reported bike trail assault.

Since last summer, there have been a number of reported assault cases on Cedar Valley trails, and Captain Mohlis says he's investigating the possibility this teenager may have been involved, but they're still investigating.

Captain Mohlis says he knows other people were also involved in these reported crimes, and he's working to track down more names.

The teen's name and mugshot have not been released because of his age and his charge.

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