Thursday, September 1, 2016

Suspect Arrested In Bloomington Armed Robbery

Bloomington police have made one arrest in last Sunday's armed robbery, but are still looking for another suspect.

27-year old Gregory Hightower was arrested yesterday and charged with armed robbery, aggravated robbery and robbery and was jailed in lieu of $30, 035. Hightower is expected to be arraigned Sept. 9th.

He, along with another man, allegedly robbed a victim at gunpoint on East Mulberry Street.

Prosecutors say Hightower grabbed the victim, pushed a handgun to his head and ordered him to drop to his knees before taking his money and his keys. He is also accused of hitting the man several times in the head with the handgun.

The second suspect is police are looking for was described as a six-foot tall, thin man with dreadlocks.

Information provided by WEEK HOI-19 and The Pantagraph 

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