RANTOUL — Rantoul police arrested a 17-year-old male Friday afternoon for aggravated battery and armed robbery.

Police received a report Thursday evening from a victim that someone he knew came to his house and tried to rob him at gunpoint. A struggle ensued, and the victim received minor injuries.

The suspect fled and was located the following day in the 600 block of St. Andrews Circle when police executed a search warrant.

The youth was transported to the youth detention center in Urbana.

dhinton@rantoulpress.com