Texarkana, Texas Police arrested a local teenager for a strong-arm robbery.
According to Texarkana, Texas Police Department Public Information Officer Sergeant Mike Jones at approximately 2:30 p.m. today a male juvenile entered the Game Exchange in the 2700 block of Richmond Road. Once inside, he rushed behind the counter of the business and took cash from the register.
“The juvenile fled from the store and was caught by one of the store employees a short distance from away,” said Jones. “Once caught, the juvenile struck the employee and broke free.”
TTPD officers arrived within minutes and located the juvenile on Azalea Street.
According to Jones the juvenile fled from the officers and jumped a fence into the back lot of the Sam’s Wholesale Club where other officers were waiting to contain him.
“All of the stolen money was returned to the business and the juvenile was taken to the juvenile detention center where he was charged with Robbery,” said Jones.