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Two Macomb teens arrested for Aggravated Robbery

MACOMB (WGEM) — Macomb police have reported the arrest of two teens for Aggravated Robbery at an apartment complex in Macomb.

Macomb Police Chief Curt Barker reported the arrest of Willie Hughes, 19 and a 17-year-old juvenile both of Macomb.

Chief Barker stated that on Tuesday at approximately 9:04 p.m., officers responded to 1106 Madelyn Ave. for an armed robbery that had just occurred. Officers were able to locate two suspects in the 800 block of Bobby Ave., which matched the description of the suspects.

Chief Barker stated that an investigation by the officers lead to the recovery of the victim’s cell phone that was taken during the robbery. The suspects were also found to be in possession of a BB gun and masks.

Hughes was charged with Aggravated Robbery. Hughes was lodged at the McDonough County Jail.

The 17-year-old juvenile was charged with Aggravated Robbery. The juvenile was transported and lodged at Mary Davis Detention Facility in Galesburg.

Jim Roberts

Social Media & Digital Content Manager

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