OTTUMWA, Iowa — The Ottumwa Police Department has announced an arrest following the report of a robbery earlier this week.
On Monday, just after 6 a.m., authorities received the report of a robbery that had taken place near the intersection of North Court and Carter streets in Ottumwa.
The victim reported that he had made arrangements online to sell a used cell phone. When he met with the suspect to complete the sale, the suspect pulled out a handgun and demanded the phone.
The investigation resulted in a search warrant for a residence on Hill Avenue where evidence of the robbery was recovered.
Around 4:30 p.m. that same day, police arrested Keondro D’Angelo Miller, 17, of Ottumwa.
He has been charged him with First-Degree Robbery, a Class B felony.
Due to the felony charges, Miller was automatically waived to adult court.
Miller has been arraigned and remains in custody at the Lee County Juvenile Detention Facility in Montrose, Iowa.