Teens accused of trying to rob undercover detective in Gary

Two known gang members accused of trying to rob an undercover detective in Gary are now facing charges.

Police say the detective set up a meeting through an app called OfferUp - an outlet for people to buy and sell things.

Investigators say during the meet-up, the suspects allegedly held the officer at gunpoint. The 18 and 17-year-old suspects then tried to run away but were arrested, police said.

Both are charged with armed robbery.

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