TIPP CITY — Tipp City Police Department took 17 year-old male into custody shortly before 5 p.m. after a nearly two hour search on Sunday.
The teen allegedly robbed a 76 year-old woman at the 599 Wind Ridge Apartment Complex, off of North Hyatt Street, Tipp City, shortly after 2 p.m. Sunday.
According to reports, the 17 year-old male subject allegedly knocked on the door of the woman, assaulted her, and then robbed her. The victim was not severely injured, but was shaken up from the incident. The teen lives in the same complex where the incident took place.
Tipp City Police officers, along with Miami County Sheriff’s Office deputies, searched for the 17 year-old subject who fled on foot from the scene. He was missing for approximately two hours before he was located at a nearby playground.
Miami County Sheriff’s Office’s K-9 unit also helped with the search of the juvenile.
The teen was transported to a juvenile detention facility in Troy. According to reports, he will be charged with aggravated robbery and felonious assault.