16-Year-Old Charged As Adult In Attempted Armed Robbery

(Rock Island, IL) -- A 16-year-old is being charged as an adult, accused of attempted armed robbery in Rock Island Tuesday.

Police say an 18-year-old man reported the crime, giving a description that matched Taeshaun Rhymes.

The man claimed the 16-year-old fired a gun in his direction while trying to rob him.

Police found Rhymes with a stolen weapon.

He's facing several charges, with a 100-thousand dollar bond.

teenager under arrest

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