Suspect Arrested for Armed Robbery in Benton Harbor

Posted at 3:53 PM, Feb 13, 2014
and last updated 2014-02-13 15:53:42-05
ryan board junior

Ryan Board Jr., 19

BENTON HARBOR, Mich (February 13, 2014) – A Benton Harbor teenager was taken into custody after an armed robbery for $42 dollars on Wednesday evening.

Public Safety Officers were called to the area of the Lavette and Clay around 9:30 p.m. after a man reported he was robbed at gun point by a man wearing a mask.

Responding officers tracked down 19-year-old Ryan Board Jr., who had the $42 dollars on him from the robbery, along with a handgun that was reported stolen out of Benton Township.

Board is facing several charges, including Armed Robbery, Resisting Police Officers, Carrying a Concealed Weapon and Possessing a Firearm while in the Commission of a Felony.