Lemonade Stand Robbery

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) -- An eleven-year-old Oshkosh boy who was robbed at his lemonade stand is seeing another side of humankind in the outpouring of support he's received since his story was reported.

Austin Cundy says some people have asked if he would like to set up a lemonade stand at their businesses, while others have sent cards with money or offered to replace the 20 dollars that was in his plastic container when it was taken.

He was using the stand to raise money to go camping with his grandparents and to buy his mother a birthday present for his mother.

He told police he saw two teens eyeballing him as they bicycled past, and then on Tuesday afternoon one of them punched him, shoved him off his chair and took the container and his wallet.

Police say a tip from the public led officers Wednesday night to the home of a 17-year-old boy who's been booked on suspicion of robbery and physical abuse of a child in the case.

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