CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Charleston Police arrested a teenager on Wednesday in connection with a robbery on the West Side.
Sgt. Eric Hodges said Dallas McGhee, 28, of St. Albans, told police he was walking to a Wendy's restaurant in the 600 block of Washington Street West at about 8 p.m. when he was jumped from behind and thrown to the ground.
McGhee told police a black male rifled through his pockets, grabbed his wallet and took off up Edgewood Drive, Hodges said. Hodges said police were nearby, and found the suspect a short time later.Hodges said a 16-year-old was arrested and charged with first-degree robbery. The teenager was taken to the James H. "Tiger" Morton Juvenile Center in Dunbar.