Former Marine stops armed robbery attempt at Yuma

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Marine Veteran Disarms Robbery Suspect Armed With Handgun at Gas Station in Arizona

The Yuma County Sheriff’s Office in Arizona said a Marine Corps veteran disarmed a suspect with a handgun during a robbery at a Chevron gas station on October 20.Security footage shows the veteran, who was a customer inside the store, grabbing the suspect’s gun and restraining him.“Upon arrival, deputies learned of three suspects entering the Chevron, one of them armed with a handgun,” the sheriff’s office said. “The armed suspect walked next to a store customer while pointing the weapon toward the cashier when the customer acted immediately and disarmed him.”The other two suspects fled the scene and were on the loose, according to a statement. The armed suspect, who was a juvenile, was booked into the Yuma County Juvenile Justice Center for one count of armed robbery and one count of aggravated assault. Credit: Yuma County Sheriff’s Office via Storyful

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