Three teens arrested in connection with Murphysboro armed robbery

MURPHYSBORO — Three teens have been arrested in connection with an early morning armed robbery Wednesday at MotoMart on Williams Street in Murphysboro.

It happened around 4 a.m. Police say a male wearing a mask entered the store, showed a knife and demanded money. He got away with $325.

Our sister station WQRL in Benton, reports that a 13-year-old boy, a 14-year-old boy and a 15-year-old girl were all arrested and charged with armed robbery. They are being held in the Franklin County Juvenile Detention Center.