ROCKTON, Ill. (WTVO) — Rockton Police have arrested 19-year-old Gabriel Fletcher, of Roscoe, for allegedly robbing a Mobil gas station Friday afternoon.
Officials said around 1 p.m. on January 29th, Fletcher entered the store, threatened an employee with a knife, and stole cash from the store.
Area schools were put on a soft lockdown after the robbery.
Authorities say the suspect was fled northbound from the Mobil, at 111 N Blackhawk Blvd, in a dark vehicle similar to a Honda Prelude.
Fletcher was apprehended after police stopped him on Wednesday, February 3rd.
Fletcher has been charged with one count of Armed Robbery and one count of Possession of Cannabis.