ROCHESTER, Minn. – A 19-year-old accused of robbery and kidnapping is pleading not guilty.
Chauncey Williams of Rochester is charged with 1st degree aggravated robbery, kidnapping, 1st degree tampering with a witness, and theft. Rochester police say on April 22, Williams pulled a gun on a 26-year-old man in the 10 block of 7th Avenue SE.
Investigators say Williams to the victim’s phone, wallet, car keys, and apartment keys, then forced the victim to get into a car. Police say the victim was let go after seven blocks. Investigators say it turned out the weapon used in the crime was a BB gun.
No trial date has been set for Williams.