WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Police say an officer on patrol in Wilmington stopped an armed robbery in progress.
Police say a man attempted to rob a clerk at ACE Cash Express on Wednesday around 7 p.m. as the store was closing. Police say 36-year-old Robert Rosa of Claymont approached an employee closing the store with a gun and attempted to force her inside. A policeman saw the struggle and intervened.
Police say Rosa dropped his weapon and fled but was captured after a short foot pursuit.
A telephone message left early Thursday at a listing for Rosa was not immediately returned.
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