Stolen Handgun Used To Rob Toot ‘n Totum
The Toot 'n Totum at 2601 Paramount was robbed at gunpoint on June 4th around 11pm.
An assailant approached to counter, pointed a gun at the cashier and demanded money. The robber fled the store with an undisclosed amount of money. He was later identified as Aries Allen Bowles, 17.
A warrant for his arrest was issued and he was located on June 6th walking in the 500 block of South Kentucky at around 8pm. He was arrested without incident. Investigators learned the handgun used in the robbery had been sold to another party. The police contacted that person and recovered the weapon which was found to be stolen a few days previous from a home in the 2700 block of South Jackson.
Bowles is currently in the Potter County Detention Center.