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Crime Briefs: Suspect sought in botched Nov. 6 robbery
Nov 13, 2013 | 896 views | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend | print

BOUNTIFUL – Police are still on the lookout for the suspect in a botched robbery attempt on  Wednesday, Nov. 6.

According to Assistant Police Chief Ed Biehler, a male wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt and a ski mask attempted to rob a man who was in his car at approximately 10 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 6. The suspect has been described as being between 5-foot-8 and 6-foot, possibly in his early 20s, of medium build, and possibly Latino or Polynesian. 

Police still had not found the man on Tuesday, Nov. 12, according to Lt. Jon Purcell.

The victim was parked at 1350 N. Main Street, reading while he was waiting for his wife. When someone opened the door, “it was an individual in a ski mask with a gun who demanded his wallet,” Biehler said. “When the man said he didn’t have a wallet, the suspect used the stun gun in his other hand.” 

The victim honked his horn, causing the suspect to flee. Before he left, however, he fired twice into the car. 

The victim was uninjured by the attack. Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call Bountiful Police at 801-298-6000.

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