Walgreens manager wrestles armed suspect to ground

December 16, 2013 5:55:04 AM PST
A store manager wrestled an armed suspect to the ground when he tried to rob a Walgreens on North Avenue early Saturday.

Police say 21-year-old Benjamin Strong walked into the Walgreens in the 2400 block of North Avenue displaying a handgun and demanding money.

As the store manager wrestled strong to the ground another employee alerted police.

The manager suffered minor injuries.

Strong was charged with attempted armed robbery with a firearm.


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