Armed robbery material witness in custody

A man was taken into custody Wednesday morning as a material witness in the armed robbery that occurred in September outside of Marshall Town Center.

Jose Enrique Morales, 18, of Marshalltown, was taken from his home to the Marshalltown Police Department for questioning.

After the arrest, Marshalltown police officers executed a search warrant at his house and found evidence connected to the robbery investigation, police said.

The case is still under investigation.

Morales is currently being held in the Marshall County Jail without bond.