Russellville man charged with robbery | Crime
RUSSELLVILLE, AL (WAFF) - Russellville Police arrested a man after they say he stole $5 from a person who was giving him a ride.
Around 10:15 p.m. Friday, police say the victim was giving Leonardo Lucas-Castaneda a ride home at East Side Apartments when the suspect asked for money. The victim pulled out some cash and Lucas-Castaneda attempted to take all of it.
Investigators say he then hit the victim a couple of times and got away with $5.
Officers found the suspect inside a home at the apartment complex and the victim was able to positively identify him. Police say Lucas-Castaneda later confessed to the robbery.
The victim was not seriously injured and did not receive medical attention.
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