Two men have been charged in connection with an armed robbery in Wood River last fall. Investigators believe 24-year-old Soloman L. Hubbard of Alton and 23-year-old Akil Q. Harris of St. Louis robbed the Vantage Credit Union on November 10. Both are charged with Armed Robbery and Financial Institution Robbery.
Wood River Police Chief Otis Steward tells The Big Z Alton Police arrested Hubbard on an unrelated charge shortly after the robbery.
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The Vantage Credit Union robbery happened during a time last fall that saw a number of armed robberies around the area. Hubbard's bond is set at $1-million, while Harris is being held on $200,000 bond