The males, aged 14, 15, and 15, who cannot be named for legal reasons, have been charged with robbery.
They have been remanded in police custody to appear at Manchester Magistrates Court today (Saturday 15 July 2023).
These charges are the result of an investigation into reports of a series of knife-point robberies in Bolton.
Detective Sergeant Carla Deighton of Greater Manchester Police’s Bolton Neighbourhood Priority Crime Team said: “We continue to take a robust, proactive approach to tackling robberies. I urge everyone in the Bolton community to report any information relating to these types of offences. Furthermore, I would advise residents to visit GMP’s website for crime prevention advice.”