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Business Owner Thwarts Robbery Of Shop

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GEORGETOWN, Del. - Delaware State Police say a business owner thwarted a robbery by confronting a gunman.
    
It happened about 2:45 p.m. Monday at Hitchens Auto Sales in Georgetown. Troopers say a man entered the store, pulled a handgun from his waistband and demanded money from an employee.
    
Officers say the employee screamed and the gunman retreated. When the gunman reached the door, the business owner, who had a metal pipe, forced the gunman to the ground and disarmed him.
    
Twenty-seven-year-old Aaron Jefferson of Millsboro has been charged with attempted robbery and other offenses.

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