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Pa. man arrested for Thanksgiving robbery attempt

November 30, 2013
Associated Press

PITTSTON, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man has been arrested after he allegedly tried to rob a Wal-Mart store on Thanksgiving night.

Authorities say 37-year-old Michael J. Owens of Old Forge is charged with attempted robbery, attempted theft and disorderly conduct, the Scranton Times-Tribune (http://bit.ly/18NM95s ) reports.

On Thursday at about 9:35 p.m. Owens allegedly walked up to the customer service desk at the Pittston Wal-Mart, slammed his hand on the counter and slid a note to an employee, demanding cash. Police say the employee refused and Owens left empty-handed. Pittston is just outside Scranton.

Owens is being held in the Luzerne County jail, unable to post $75,000 bond. No attorney is listed on court papers.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Dec. 11.

 
 

 

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