JANESVILLE, Wis. (WTVO) — UPDATE 9/21: Police have arrested a 17-year-old teen as a suspect in a Wednesday morning gas station robbery.

According to police, the suspect entered the Lion’s Quick Mart at 104 E. Racine Street around 8:35 a.m., demanding merchandise and threatening that he had a gun.

Photo: Janesville Police Department
Photo: Janesville Police Department

The suspect ran off after the robbery, toward the river.

After police distributed photos of the suspect, they were tipped off to a home in the 600 block of S. Franklin Street, where they identified the teen.

He was arrested and charged with Armed Robbery, and transported to the Rock County Jail.