The Mattoon Police Department have made an arrest for an armed robbery that occurred last December.
Police arrested 21-year-old Eric M. Lavaly (seen right), who is a Mattoon resident. The arrest occurred Wednesday night at 8:13 in the 1400 block of Moultrie avenue. Layaly was taken into custody on a Coles County Warrant. The charge alleges that he robbed a man in Mattoon at gunpoint in December 2014. Lavaly is being held in the Coles County Jail