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Quebec teen terror suspect makes court appearance

A 15-year-old Montreal boy will return to court in mid-February to have a trial date set in connection with a pair of terrorism-related charges.

West Island teen will be sentenced for robbing dépanneur after federal terrorism-related charges settled

A 15-year-old boy from the West Island pleaded guilty to robbery after stealing $2,200 from a convenience store. He is also facing terrorism-related charges. (CBC)

A 15-year-old Montreal boy will return to court in mid-February to have a trial date set in connection with a pair of terrorism-related charges.

The teenager appeared briefly in youth court this morning and saw the case put off.

Federal prosecutors allege he committed a robbery for the benefit of an unspecified terrorist organization.

Authorities also say the adolescent wanted to leave Canada to participate in the activities of a terrorist group abroad.

While the teen already pleaded guilty to the robbery charge laid by a provincial prosecutor, a sentencing scheduled for Wednesday will now take place only when the federal matter is settled.

The case returns to court Feb. 16.

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