Youth, 12, pleads guilty to robbing Moncton convenience store

A 12-year-old boy has admitted to robbing a Moncton convenience store while armed with a kitchen knife.

The Times & Transcript reports the youth pleaded guilty Wednesday to armed robbery and wearing a mask while committing an offence.

Mounties said no one was hurt in the incident, which happened on the afternoon of Feb. 15.

Court heard the youth was arrested at home a short time later after his mom phoned police.

He'll be sentenced in May.