URBANA -- More details on the arrest of a 15-year old charged with armed robbery. The teen was arrested after being found at a Champaign hotel.
He's accused of holding up the Check 'n Go on Philo Road Tuesday. The teen was found with 21-year old Mannix Martin who was arrested on a warrant from the Department of Corrections. Police don't think Martin had anything to do with the robbery.
Update: 4:15 pm
URBANA -- A 15-year old was arrested Wednesday morning and charged with armed robbery. He's accused of holding up the Check 'n Go on Philo Road Tuesday afternoon.
Witnesses told police the suspect had a handgun and demanded money from the clerk. He then took off with the cash.
A woman was arrested, but has since been released and charges against her have been dropped. The juvenile will be in court Thursday morning.
Original: 6:56 am
URBANA -- Police arrested one woman and are searching for a 15-year old suspect after an armed robbery. It happened at the Check 'n Go on Philo Road Tuesday afternoon.
26-year old Rebecca Tester goes to court Wednesday afternoon, but so far, police haven't said how she's connected to the robbery. Investigators say they're still looking for a 15-year old who allegedly showed a handgun and demanded money from the clerk at the business.
They reportedly know his name, but are not releasing that information. The teen is described as black with a light complexion. He's 5'10" with a thin build. He was wearing a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt with a basketball graphic on the front. He had his hood pulled up over a white stocking cap.