FREEPORT — A Lansing, Illinois, man was arrested Tuesday in Freeport on a warrant from the south suburban Harvey Police Department after he was accused in an armed robbery there.

Jalen J. Anderson, 19, was arrested shortly after 6 p.m. Tuesday when Freeport gang unit officers spotted him walking out of the Galena Avenue Convenience Store, 833 S. Galena Ave., Detective Lt. Andrew Schroeder said Wednesday.

Anderson faces a charge of armed robbery with a gun in the Harvey incident. He is known to Freeport police, Schroeder said.

  

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