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Carbondale police arrest juvenile on aggravated robbery charge

Updated: May. 2, 2016 at 6:39 PM CDT
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CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) - The City of Carbondale Police Department reports a juvenile was arrested on a charge of aggravated robbery on Thursday, April 28.

Police report they were dispatched to the 500 block of North Oakland a little after 7 p.m. last Thursday, and through the course of a preliminary investigation learned that the victim was walking in the 300 block of West Pecan Street with acquaintances.

According to the victim, one of the acquaintances, a juvenile, demanded personal property from him while brandishing a firearm.

Police arrested the juvenile at his home. He was charged with aggravated robbery and taken to the Jackson County Jail.

There were no injuries reported.

Police say the investigation remains ongoing and ask anyone with information to contact the City of Carbondale Police Department at (618)-457-3200. People cam also call the Carbondale/SIU  Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (618)-549-COPS (2677).

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