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Teen faces charge after aggravated robbery on North Side

Affidavit: Teen met with 2 people to buy gun at North Side apartment complex

Valerie Pineda
Valerie Pineda (KSAT)

SAN ANTONIO – A teenager is facing an aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon charge.

An affidavit shows Valerie Pineda, 17, met with two people to buy a gun at the Lincoln Village Apartments on the North Side near Loop 410.

Pineda showed up with two other men. When they found out the price was $900, officials said one of the male suspects took the gun and put it in his pocket, while the other male suspect pointed a handgun at both victims.

A wallet, car keys and two cellphones were taken. Officials said one victim was hit in the back of the head.

Pineda was identified in a photo lineup, officials said. The other two suspects have not been caught.