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UPDATE: Armed robbery suspect arrested

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WAUSAU (WAOW) -

Wausau Police say they've arrested the person responsible for robbing the La Quinta Inn this afternoon.

Authorities say a 16-year-old boy entered the hotel lobby and took money from behind the counter.

Police say he threatened to use the knife and then ran away.

Police say the boy was arrested around 6:00 P.M. at the Days Inn on South 17th Avenue in Wausau.

He had run away from a local group home.

Police are not releasing his identity.

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