Robbery suspect arrested
Teen found Thursday in Iowa
The suspect in the Feb. 8 armed robbery in Clintonville was arrested Thursday in Iowa.
Clintonville Police Chief Craig Freitag said in a press release that Polk County sheriff’s deputies arrested a 16-year-old Marion boy shortly before 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9.
Charges of armed robbery and theft will be forwarded to the Waupaca County Juvenile Intake and the Waupaca County District Attorney’s Office.
The suspect is currently in custody in Polk County and Freitag said he expects the teen to be transported back to Waupaca County in the near future.
According to police, a male suspect wearing a mask entered the Kwik Trip in Clintonville around 11:45 p.m. Wednesday, picked up some items, then approached the clerk.
He demanded money and pulled up his T-shirt, revealing a handgun in his waistband.
He then fled the scene on foot.
Due to the age of the suspect, law enforcement is unable to provide his name.
No further information has been released at this time.