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14-year-old Arrested For Armed Robbery, 2nd Suspect Sought

Post Date:06/12/2017

On Sunday, June 11, 2017, at approximately 1:15 a.m., Bloomington Police responded to the 2600 block of Hall Court for an armed robbery.

It was reported a black male wearing a hoodie style sweatshirt walked up to the victim and demanded his wallet. The suspect then displayed a handgun. The suspect took the victim’s wallet and fled the area.

Upon arrival, officers were talking with the victim when they heard over the radio a window had just been broken and officers were chasing the suspect. Officers scanned the area and saw a suspect matching the same description, given earlier, running. After a foot pursuit, they apprehended a 14-year-old-male and took him into custody. A replica handgun was located near where he was arrested.

An officer responding to assist in the reported armed robbery observed a commotion and car window being broken, in the 2600 block of Mahogany Drive. The officer relayed the information over the radio and gave chase, but lost the subject. The officer learned of a second armed robbery had just occurred. The victim said two armed males approached her, displayed handguns and demanded money. The suspects then took the victim's money. The female then walked to her vehicle and locked the door. The below listed suspect followed her and punched out her car window and fled the area.

The female received some small scratches to her neck from the suspect.

The second suspect was described as a black male, approximately 5'8" in height, thin build, wearing a gray hoodie sweatshirt, and dark pants.

The investigation is ongoing, anyone with information is asked to contact BPD Detective Maas at (309) 434-2534 or cmaas@cityblm.org.

If you wish to remain anonymous, please call McLean County Crime Stoppers at (309) 828-1111. If your call leads to the arrest and indictment of suspect(s) you may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

The juvenile was transported to the McLean County Juvenile Detention Center.

 

 

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