PD: William Schuster arrested in connection with robbery of 71-year-old at ATM in Avondale

Posted at 5:15 PM, Jul 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-08 20:36:05-04

A 30-year-old man is behind bars accused of robbing and assaulting a 71-year-old man at an ATM.

The robbery happened shortly before 9 a.m. Monday, July 4, at a Chase Bank near McDowell and Dysart roads.

Police say William Schuster hit the victim on the head with an unknown object, took his cash and drove away in a red Sedan.

Schuster was taken into custody Friday at a convenience store in Peoria.

He is facing felony charges of armed robbery.