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A Teen Refused To Give Up A McNugget Even After She Was Threatened With A Gun

The suspect was later arrested for attempted robbery.

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On Wednesday, a 12-year-old boy pulled a gun on a 13-year-old girl in Harlem and demanded she give him a McDonald's chicken nugget.

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The boy first asked his 13-year-old classmate for one of her chicken nuggets at an East Harlem McDonald's, the NYPD confirmed to BuzzFeed News.

After denying him one, the boy followed her into the nearby 6 train subway station and apparently threatened her with a gun, again demanding a chicken nugget.

The 13-year-old not only denied the McNugget a second time, she smacked the gun from his hands and asked to be left alone, police said.

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The victim reported the incident to school officials, and the suspect was later arrested for attempted robbery.

NYPD told BuzzFeed News the suspect has been charged as a juvenile.

Tanya Chen is a social news reporter for BuzzFeed and is based in New York.

Contact Tanya Chen at tanya.chen@buzzfeed.com.

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