Herrin Man Arrested in Connection to Break-In, Kidnapping

Herrin – A Herrin man is behind bars in relation to a home invasion and kidnapping that happened early Sunday morning. According to reports from the Herrin Police Department, officers were called to the home of an 85-year-old man who told police that he had been robbed at gun point and also forced to retrieve cash from a nearby ATM. An investigation was launched and 19-year-old Austin Breault was arrested sometime yesterday in connection to the crime. He is being held in the Williamson County Jail on charges of Armed Robbery, Aggravated Kidnapping and Unlawful Restraint.