In Franklin County, three teenagers face charges of home invasion in West Frankfort.
Police say two teenagers knocked on someone’s door on East Poplar Street around 3 a.m. Sunday. When the homeowner opened the door, two teenagers barged in. One was armed with a knife, another with a gun, and they both demanded money.
Police say the homeowner was able to disarm the two teenagers and they fled.
Police arrested a 15-year-old from West Frankfort and a 16-year-old from Carbondale on Monday in connection to the robbery. 17-year-old Gene Caraker of West Frankfort has also been charged.