Benton Teen Arrested for Burglary, Attempted Robbery


By WSIL Manager

BENTON -- A Benton teen is facing burglary and attempted armed robbery charges.

Landon R. Ellis, 18, was arrested Wednesday.

Benton Police say Ellis was responsible for a burglary Apr. 29 at Bennett & Sullivan's Café and for an attempted armed robbery Sunday at Sunstar Video. Investigators say Ellis showed a knife and demanded money at the store, but the clerk refused and Ellis fled.

Ellis is being held in the Franklin County Jail.

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