CHICAGO (STMW) — Three teenage boys have been charged with robbing a gas station with a BB gun early Friday in northwest suburban Woodstock.
Police were called at 3:36 a.m. for reports of an armed robbery at the Shell gas station at 315 N. Madison St., according to a statement from Woodstock police. Upon further investigation, they identified the suspects as three teenage boys, ages 14, 15 and 17.READ MORE: Tiffany Henyard To Be Sworn In As Dolton's First Woman Mayor
Members of the Woodstock Police Department and the McHenry County Multi-Jurisdictional SWAT team executed a search warrant on the 15-year-old’s home in the 700 block of Prairie View Lane in Woodstock, police said. The three boys were found inside the apartment and taken into custody without incident.READ MORE: Mayor Lightfoot Delays General Iron Permit To Move To South Side Over EPA Concerns
The weapon used in the robbery was later found on the roof of a business near the gas station, police said. It turned out to be a toy BB gun.
Each of the three suspects has been charged with a Class 1 felony count of aggravated robbery, according to police. They are being held at the Kane County Juvenile Justice Center in St. Charles pending a detention hearing.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Rain Saturday Ahead Of Chilly Mother's Day
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