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Villa Park Police Department
Friday July 26th, 2013 :: 10:59 p.m. CDT

Juvenile Arrested for Robbery

July 26th 2013

Juvenile Arrested for Robbery

On Friday, July 26th 2013 at approximately 12:39pm Villa Park Police officers were dispatched to the area of Ardmore and Park for a reported armed robbery. The victim, a 14 year old male reported that he was robbed by a male/black suspect that was armed with a handgun. The victim advised officers that the suspect stole his I-Phone, pocket knife and $10.00 (USC). The victim was able to give officers a detailed description of the suspect.

At approximately 1:45pm an officer on patrol located the suspect walking on the 300 Block of North Ardmore. The suspect ran upon seeing the officer and was later taken into custody without incident by responding officers on the 300 Block of North Princeton. Upon searching the area officers located the stolen property hidden in a BBQ grill near where the suspect was apprehended.

The suspect, a 17 year male of Villa Park is charged as an adult with Robbery (Class 2 Felony). The suspect will be transported to the DuPage County Jail to await a bond court hearing.

Members of the public are reminded that these complaints contain only charges and are not proof of the defendant’s guilt. A defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is the government’s burden to prove his or her guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.

Detective Sergeant Dan McCann
Villa Park Police Department

Villa Park Police Department
40 S Ardmore Ave
Villa Park, IL 60181

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 630-834-7447

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