16-year-old charged in connection to armed robbery at gas station
MURPHYSBORO, IL (KFVS) - A 16-year-old has been arrested in connection with an armed robbery at a Murphysboro gas station.
The teen was taken into custody at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 31 and charged with armed robbery.
According to police, they responded to the Moto Mart at 11:10 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 30 for a report of an armed robbery.
Police say a man entered the business and demanded money while armed with a knife. He then ran from the store with an unknown amount of money.
After his arrest, the 16-year-old was taken to the Franklin County Juvenile Detention Center in Benton, Ill.
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