15-year-old charged with theft of truck

September 7, 2022
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MACON — Bibb County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested a 15-year-old in connection with a robbery of a vehicle that took place on Tuesday night at a store on Napier Ave.

According to sheriff’s officials a man pulled into a store parking lot, at 3590 Napier Avenue. A 15-year-old approached the driver and gestured as if he had a handgun. The teen demanded that the man get out of his truck.

Law enforcement officers say the driver complied, and the teen jumped into the truck, and then fled the scene. The truck owner was not harmed.

Sheriff’s Response Team Deputies arrived and canvased the area. Deputies located the truck, abandoned, further down Napier Ave. The 15-year-old was found hiding in the back yard of a residence that on American Boulevard. The truck was returned to the owner and the 15-year-old was taken into custody. 

The 15-year-old was charged with robbery by intimidation. His case has been turned over to the Juvenile Courts.

Anyone with information in reference to this incident is urged to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 or Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.

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