An 80-year-old La Salle woman was robbed, kidnapped and tied up at knifepoint Wednesday night. A day later, La Salle police apprehended a 16-year-old teen from Oak Lawn.
Police said the youth is charged with home invasion, kidnapping, armed robbery, unlawful restraint and possession of a stolen motor vehicle. He is being held at the La Salle County Detention Home pending court appearances.
For a longer version of this story, see Friday's NewsTribune