EIU student charged in robbery

Published 03/22 2013 02:22PM

Updated 03/22 2013 06:08PM

CHARLESTON -- An Eastern Illinois University student was arrested for aggravated robbery. It happened early Friday, about 3:00 am in the 2000-block of Bostic Drive.

A driver for Jimmy John's Sandwich Shop reported being approached from behind and robbed at knife-point. Authorities took 21-year old Robert Pettis, II, into custody.

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