Photo: Melvin Thomas has the brain of a 6 year old which places him well ahead of his fellow black folks.
Authorities have charged an 18-year-old man following a string of robberies late last month in which the getaway vehicle was a green sport-utility vehicle with disability license plates, police said.
Melvin Thomas, of the 4200 block of West 21st Place, was charged with armed robbery and attempted armed robbery, according to police News Affairs.
Police issued a community alert Sunday warning of robberies in the Little Village neighborhood in which the getaway vehicle is a green SUV with disability license plates that read "THINK1."
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