INCONVENIENCE STORE On a hot August night, a robber with a pistol in his hand approached the cashier in a Rockdale County, Georgia convenience store and demanded money. As the clerk handed over the till in the face of the drawn gun, the robber noticed another store employee watching. The holdup man attempted to conceal
COMBAT CORRESPONDENT Stopping for the night in an Albuquerque motel during a cross-country drive, a former TV news anchor was surprised in the parking lot by a strong-arm robber. As he forced her back into her motel room, she kept her cool, remembering her training as a reserve deputy. While the robber held a gun
THE WRONG CAR Arriving at her home on Detroit’s west side in the pre-dawn darkness of a warm June morning, a young woman noticed a man approaching her car. He produced a firearm and ordered her out of her car. Instead of complying, his 26-year-old intended victim produced her own handgun and opened fire. The
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It was broad daylight on a sunny April day in the parking lot of a Smyrna, Georgia car wash when witnesses heard a woman scream.
An hour after her husband left home for work, the young wife of a James City County police officer heard an intruder forcing his way into her Newport News, Virginia home.
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Out on parole, the driver of the black Nissan Altima had six robbery convictions and one for facilitating a kidnapping under his belt when he pulled into the parking lot of a Nashville, Tennessee convenience store late one Tuesday night.
It was late on a Tuesday night in December when the 14-year-old staying at his grandparents’ house in Mint Hill, North Carolina heard the sound of footsteps on the back porch. When he went to investigate, he saw two unidentified shadowy figures. His grandfather was not home, so the young man retrieved a gun to protect himself and his grandmother.
A resident of Phoenix, Arizona was getting out of her car when a man approached her and asked to use her cell phone. Since he was a stranger, she refused, whereupon he hauled her bodily from her car and threw her on the ground, then jumped into the driver’s seat and began to drive away. Her neighbors, a married couple, witnessed the assault and ran toward the reversing vehicle, in an attempt to intervene in the carjacking.