Suspected bank robber crashes car into cement truck in Cleveland
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A suspected bank robber crashed his car into a cement truck while trying to elude arrest, according to police. Cleveland police spokesman Det. David Gallagher said the man, who police have not yet identified, is suspected of robbing the Ohio Savings Bank on Warren Road in the Warren Village plaza. The robbery happened about 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. Officers chased the car shortly after the robbery, Gallgher said. Officers at the scene of the crash said they were monitoring the car’s movements via a GPS tracker shortly before the crash.Bernard Witherspoon, who works at a car lot near the crash, said he saw the car speeding on East 123rd Street.
A robber shot a Pierce County gas station clerk Thursday, critically injuring him, and authorities believe the gunman is
Thursday’s shooting took place near near Portland Avenue and 104th Street East, the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department reported.
Sheriff’s spokesman Ed Troyer said a masked man walked into the gas station about 5:55 a.m. and demanded money. The clerk complied with the robber’s demands, but the gunman shot him just before fleeing, Troyer said.
HPD: Clerk shoots robber distracted by lotto scratch-offs
A suspect was shot by a clerk as he robbed a store in southwest Houston on Friday morning, police confirm. It happened in the 11400 block of Richmond at the Shell station west of Wilcrest. Police said at about 7:10 a.m. the armed robber entered the store and demanded cash from the register. The clerk handed over cash. The suspect then went after the store’s lottery tickets. The clerk was able to slip into his office a few feet away and get a gun. He then shot the distracted suspect.The suspect was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.No other injuries were reported.ALSO POPULAR ON KHOU.
“The person did exactly what he was told to do, but he got shot anyway,” he said. “It is unwarranted, unnecessary violence. This person is obviously very dangerous.”
The clerk suffered critical injuries and was taken to a Tacoma hospital for treatment.
Deputies believe the robber is the same person who held up a convenience store in the 7200 block of South Tacoma Way and shot the clerk there Wednesday. That victim survived.
The suspect is described as black, about 6 feet tall and 170 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black ski mask, black hooded jacket, dark blue sweat pants and purple gloves.
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Nearly 80 Christmas Trees Stolen From Farm Near Puyallup .
Pierce County detectives are asking for help finding whoever pilfered dozens of trees from Snowshoe Evergreen Tree Farm.Deputies said the suspect likely accessed the property using a nearby trail, then cut down the trees and dragged them away. The trees' combined value is estimated at more than $6,000. While detectives do not have a description of the suspect's appearance, the Pierce County Sheriff's Department tapped the lyrics from "You're a Mean One, Mr.