Murphysboro Teen Behind Bars on Armed Robbery Charges

A 16-year old is behind bars in connection to an armed robbery that happened late Sunday night in Murphysboro. According to police reports, the teen entered the MotoMart gas station in Murphysboro at around 11 o’clock Sunday night, showing the clerk a knife and demanding money. Murphysboro Police took the teen into custody yesterday after a brief investigation, and charged him with armed robbery. He is being held in the Franklin County Juvenile Detention Center at this time.