Sikeston teens arrested for armed robbery

Sikeston teens arrested for armed robbery
Kyja Porter (Source: Sikeston Department of Public Safety)
Kyja Porter (Source: Sikeston Department of Public Safety)
Steven Mays (Source: Sikeston Department of Public Safety)
Steven Mays (Source: Sikeston Department of Public Safety)

SIKESTON, MO (KAIT) - Three Sikeston teens were arrested Wednesday for a robbery that happened earlier in the week.

Officers were dispatched to an armed robbery in the 600-block of Sikes Street at 12:21 a.m. Monday.

According to a news release, a man told police he was walking home when he heard a noise behind him.

When he turned around he saw a group of teenagers running behind him. He told police one of them had a gun.

The teens allegedly robbed the man and ran away through an alleyway.

Sikeston Police investigated the incident and made three arrests Wednesday morning in connection to the robbery.

Corey Kent, Steven Mays and Kyja Porter were arrested.

They are all 17 years old.

They are each charged with first degree robbery and criminal action.

Kent was given a $50,000 cash only bond.

Mays and Porter were both issued a $25,000 cash only bond.

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