Man in custody for robbery in Belleville - KMOV.com

Man in custody for robbery in Belleville

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (KMOV) -- A man is in custody for robbery after allegedly pick-pocketing a man on 78th Street in Belleville, Illinois. 

Devon Gilkey, 18, has been charged with one count of robbery after stealing from a man on the street. The victim said Gilkey and another person grabbed him from behind and hit him in the face before stealing his wallet. The victim tried to fight back.

Officials say the victim couldn't identify the other suspect but says he is known as "Red".

Bond for Gilkey was set at $50,000.

 

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