Coachella Valley Region
A 16-year-old male from Indio was arrested after Coachella Police responded to an armed robbery at a 7-Eleven store in Coachella.
Police responded to the 1000 block of 6th Street on Tuesday at 11:59 p.m.
Several citizens followed the suspect as he fled on foot, after stealing an undisclosed amount of money from the store, and was then taken into custody by the police.
The suspect is also being investigated for a previous robbery that occurred on June 17, 2016 at an ampm in the 48000 block of Grapefruit Blvd.
The suspect was booked into the Juvenile Hall in Indio after the weapon and cash were recovered.
If anyone has information regarding this incident, please contact Inv. Lisandro Tijerina at (760) 863-8990.
To give anonymous information through Crime Stoppers, call (760) 341-STOP(7867)