Minor Arrested for Murphysboro Armed Robbery
MURPHYSBORO -- Murphysboro Police say they've arrested a minor for an armed robbery Monday night.
Officers responded to the Circle K convenience store at 823 N. 14th St. at 10:15 p.m. Monday in response to an armed robbery.
An employee at the store told police that a black male had entered the store, displayed a handgun, and demanded money. The suspect left the store on foot a short time later.
An officer responding to the incident located the suspect two blocks from the store.
The suspect was arrested and taken to the Jackson County jail. Police say the suspect's name is being withheld pending a decision on formal charges.
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