SAVANNAH, GA (March 31, 2016):  The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department arrested a 15-year-old boy for armed robbery at approximately 3:15 p.m., March 30, near the Truman Parkway Overpass at Bee Road and East Anderson Street.

The suspect, armed with a handgun, robbed a 17-year-old male who was on his way home from school. An officer in an unmarked patrol car witnessed the armed robbery. The suspect was apprehended in the 1100 block of East 32nd Street after a brief pursuit. The teen was transported to the Regional Youth Detention Center without further incident.

This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information on this case should call CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637) using the keyword CSTOP2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.

A confidential tip line also is open directly to investigators at (912) 525-3124.