Fairfield police arrested a 17-year-old boy late Thursday after his mother turned him in for allegedly robbing a GameStop on Ohio 4 earlier that morning.
The teen was recognized by his mother and others after they saw the surveillance photo released by Fairfield police, said police spokesman Officer Doug Day. He is charged with delinquency to wit aggravated robbery, a first-degree felony, because he allegedly had a handgun, he said.
The teen is being held at the Butler County Juvenile Detention Center.
Fairfield police were dispatched at 10:32 a.m. Thursday on a report of a clerk at GameStop, 5378 Dixie Highway, being held at gunpoint.
The Butler County Sheriff’s Office dispatched a K-9 officer to assist Fairfield police in locating the suspect, but he eluded arrest that morning.
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