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3 teens arrested after masked suspect robs Murphysboro gas station


Police arrested three teens after an armed robbery at the Moto Mart gas station in Murphysboro, Illinois.

It happened at 3:52 a.m. at the Moto Mart located at the corner of Williams Street and Rt. 13

According to the Murphysboro Police Department, a masked black male entered the store with a knife and demanded money.

The police department reports the suspect got away with a total of $325.91 and then ran south from the store.

A person answering the phone a the Moto Mart says no one was hurt during the robbery.

After developing several leads and obtaining a warrant to search a home in Murphysboro, police arrested a 13-year-old boy.

Police also searched another home.

Officers arrested a 14-year-old male and a 15-year-old female after interviews conducted by the Jackson County Sheriff's Office and the Murphysboro Police Department, and evidence found during the investigation.

All three teens were charged with armed robbery and were booked at the Franklin County Juvenile Detention Center.

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