A 19-year-old from Benton Harbor is behind bars and facing five charges related to an armed robbery in his city last night. Ryan Trennel Board allegedly robbed a man at gunpoint in the area near Lavette and Clay around 9:30 p.m. and was found hiding behind a house in the 900 block of Pavone a short time later by Benton Harbor Public Safety officers after a foot chase. Board had a loaded and stolen 22-caliber handgun that he is accused of using to steal $42 in cash. The victim was brought to the arrest scene and identified the teenager as the person who had robbed him while wearing a mask. Board had the mask in his possession when he was caught. The gun had been reported stolen from someone in Benton Township.
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