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Teen accused of robbing person at gunpoint behind Shiloh middle school

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SHILOH, Ill. (KMOV.com) – A teenager was arrested after robbing a man at gunpoint behind a Metro East middle school Saturday, police said.

According to police, the victim and the 17-year-old suspect used a social media to arrange the meeting at Whiteside Middle School, located at 111 Warrior Way. The two agreed to meet so the victim could purchase an item of clothing. 

During the meeting, the suspect allegedly displayed a handgun and took the item by threatening force.

The teenager is charged with aggravated robbery. He is currently in custody at the St. Clair County Juvenile Detention Center.

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