CHICAGO (CBS) – Bond is set for a homeless man who robbed a Dollar Tree Store in Naperville Thursday, according to authorities.
Melvin Lewis, 44, is charged with armed robbery.READ MORE: Chicago Weather Alert: Snow Totals From Lake Effect Snowstorm
DuPage County State’s Attorney’s Office said around 8:59 a.m. on Dec. 16, Naperville Police responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Dollar Tree store located at 1550 N. Route 59. After an attempt to purchase items was declined, the suspect displayed a knife and demanded cash from the register — totaling $60.READ MORE: Mayor Lightfoot Added To Lawsuit Over Removal Of Christopher Columbus Statue In Little Italy
He was taken into custody Friday at a nearby hotel where he had been living.MORE NEWS: Illinois DCFS Director Marc Smith On Hot Seat Before State Lawmakers Over Lack Of Beds And Foster Homes For Kids, Other Issues
Bond is set for $1.5 million. His next court appearance is scheduled for Jan. 10.