Juvenile arrested, charged with aggravated robbery after Thursday incident

By Luke Nozicka, @lukenozicka

Carbondale police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred Thursday after a man was robbed by an acquaintance. 

A man was walking in the 300 block of West Pecan Street with acquaintances Thursday evening, when one of the them — a juvenile — “demanded personal property from him while brandishing a handgun,” police said in a news release Monday. Police responded to the incident about 7:11 p.m. Thursday in the 500 block of North Oakland Avenue.

The juvenile was arrested at his residence and charged with aggravated robbery, police say. He was incarcerated at the Jackson County Jail in Murphysboro after his arrest. Police did not release his identity.


No one was injured during this incident. 

Luke Nozicka can be reached at 618-536-3325 or [email protected].