The Oak Park Police Department has arrested a 15-year-old Oak Park boy and charged him with an attempted armed robbery that took place at the 7-Eleven convenience store, 240 Chicago Ave., at 11:30 p.m. on Dec. 11.

Few details were provided concerning the arrest of the minor, who is allegedly one of three people who attempted to rob the store. Police took the boy into custody at 12:50 p.m. on Dec. 12.

Village spokesman David Powers said in an email that the store clerk shot and wounded a 17-year-old male in the attempted robbery, who was transported to Loyola Medical Center in Maywood and listed in critical condition. One of the three alleged robbers was armed, according to Powers.

An update on his condition and whether he has been charged in the attempted robbery were not immediately available.

No information was available about the third male connected to the robbery.


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