Roscoe man arrested as suspect in Mobil gas station robbery

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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.

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