Man sentenced to 19 years for 2011 attempted armed robbery of Auburn Street Citgo
Online Staff Report
Franklin Freeman, 60, has been sentenced to 19 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections for the offense of attempted armed robbery (Class 1 felony).
April 11, 2011, Freeman attempted to rob the manager at the Citgo gas station at 4315 Auburn St. while brandishing a knife. This incident was witnessed by patrons of the Citgo gas station who chased and detained Freeman until police arrived.
Attempt armed robbery is a Class 1 felony. Based on the defendant’s prior record, he is Class X sentencing eligible (six to 30 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections followed by three years of mandatory supervised release).
Posted March 22, 2013
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