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Teen charged in three separate robberies in Belleville, Illinois

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(KMOV.com) -- A Belleville, Illinois teenager has been charged in connection with the armed robbery of an Illinois gas station and convenience store and a robbery of a yard sale.

Rasheen L. Brazier, 17, was charged with one count of armed robbery on August 10 after police say he robbed the Midwest Petroleum store in Belleville, Illinois on August 8.  Brazier's bond is set at $500,000. 

He has also been charged with robbery and theft after stealing money from a yard sale in the first block of Apple Tree Lane in Belleville on August 5.

A juvenile suspect was also taken into custody by Belleville police in reference to the incident.  Detectives continue to investigate the juvenile's involvement in the robbery.  The subject was released to another police agency for further investigation.

Through the extensive investigation, detectives have identified a third suspect who they say was involved in the robbery.  Detectives are pursuing leads and attempting to locate the third suspect.

Belleville Police Detectives are working closely with other agencies to determine whether these individuals are responsible for similar incidents in other venues.

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