Teen confesses to Portage, Ind. armed robbery

April 5, 2014 5:16:02 AM PDT
A family made one of their own fess up to an armed robbery in northwest Indiana.

The Portage County Sheriff's Department says the 17-year-old suspect turned himself in on Thursday.

His family brought him to the Portage Police Department after a surveillance photo was released.

The photo was taken March 29 at a convenience store in South Haven, Indiana.

Police say the teen displayed a handgun to the store clerk before running away with cash and a couple cartons of cigarettes.