Attempted Robbery


Police: Boy Calls 911 After Mom Held At Gunpoint

The brave 8-year-old knew exactly what to do when two men held his mother at gunpoint during a robbery attempt at their apartment.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/11/2013

Police: Student Attacked On U-M Campus

Police at the University of Michigan have issued a crime alert after a student was attacked during an attempted robbery.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/30/2013

Police are looking to identify these men in connection with a robbery attempt in Pontiac. The man on the right apparently goes by the street name "Baby Rail." Anyone with info is asked to call police at 248-858-4911.

Cops: Man Avoids Robbery, Jumps From Moving Car

Police in Pontiac are looking for two suspects who allegedly tried to rob a man at gunpoint after taking him to a party store to cash a Social Security check.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/10/2013

Justin Goodwin (Booking Photo)

Detroit Teen Arrested For Attempted Robbery In Ferndale

A Detroit teenager is sitting behind bars after he and another crook attempted to rob two women in Ferndale.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/29/2013

Police: Iraq War Vet Thwarts Gas Station Break-In

Police say an Iraq War veteran thwarted two would-be burglars at his northern Michigan gas station by kicking one of them and ordering them away with an AR-15 rifle.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/30/2013

Police: Alarm Scares Off Jewelry Thief

Police say a man who broke into a high-end jewelry store in Southfield was apparently scared off by a security alarm.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/06/2013

Victim Fights Back, Shoots Would-Be Teen Robbers

Detroit police say two teenage brothers were shot after attempting to rob two utility workers on the city’s east side.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/09/2013

Damage is visible where a van tried to smash through the front of this CVS Pharmacy in Detroit as the ATM can been seen lying in the vestibule through the store's open doors. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

Car Slams Into CVS Pharmacy In Attempt To Rob ATM

Police in Detroit are investigating a daring robbery attempt at a CVS Pharmacy near the Grosse Pointe border.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/28/2012

Detroit Cab Driver Shoots Man During Robbery Attempt

Police in Detroit say a cab driver was forced to take things into this own hands when a man tried to rob him.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/08/2012

Store Clerk, 73, Staves Off Trouble With Gun

A 73-year-old store clerk in Michigan has staved off trouble at his store for the second time in recent years by pulling a gun.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/06/2012




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