Juniata man arrested for allegedly robbing his mom

JUNIATA, Neb. -- A central Nebraska man is facing charges after reportedly robbing his mother.

Hastings Police say 24-year-old Jerrod Chekal of Juniata was arrested Sunday at a home after they say he punched his mom and took cash from her because he claimed she owed him money.

Police also say Chekal had drugs in his possession.

He is now facing robbery, obstruction and drug charges.