6 juveniles arrested from recent robberies

Staff Report

According to a Charleston Police Department press release Wednesday evening, six Charleston juveniles were arrested between Aug. 16 and Sept. 20.

The press release was put out regarding the investigation of the recent string of “strong arm robberies” which have happened on and around campus.

The unnamed juveniles have all been taken into custody and are being incarcerated in the appropriate holding facility.

Resulting charges of the investigation:

  • Residential Burglary
  • Battery
  • Weapons

The charges came from multiple incidents.

The city police said they are currently working in conjunction with Eastern’s UPD, the Coles County State’s Attorney’s office and Coles County Probation office.