Police: Juvenile suspect, 17, charged with aggravated robbery - KMOV.com

Police: Juvenile suspect, 17, charged with aggravated robbery

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BELLEVILLE, Ill. (KMOV.com) -

A 17-year-old male was charged with aggravated robbery stemming from a Jan. 2 incident in Belleville, Ill.

Officers from the Shiloh Police Department responded to Whiteside Middle School at 111 Warrior Way in reference to an armed robbery that occurred. The victim of the robbery arranged to meet the suspect to purchase an item of clothing. According to police, the suspect allegedly displayed a handgun and took the item.

A St. Clair County State's Attorney filed a juvenile charge for Aggravated Robbery, a Class 1 Felony, to the 17-year-old suspect in the incident.

The suspect is currently in custody at the St. Clair County Juvenile Detention Center.

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