Attempted Robbery


Police Hunting Female Attempted Robber Wielding Samurai Sword

The man said he was walking down the street when a female mugger sliced a 5-inch gash into the side of his head.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/14/2014

Police Catch Would-Be Robber At Hospital After Shooting

Police say an employee inside the business met the would-be robber with a shotgun and held his ground.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/23/2013

Masked Man Shoots Dollar Store Clerk In Robbery Attempt

The suspect, who was wearing a Halloween mask, walked into the store with his weapon drawn and started making demands.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/15/2013

(credit: Jon Hewett/WWJ)

Police: Homeowner Shoots Intruder In Attempted Robbery

Two people are hospitalized following an exchange of gunfire in a Warren home.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/17/2013


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