Marine Veteran Disarms Robbery Suspect Armed With Handgun at Gas Station in Arizona

The Yuma County Sheriff’s Office in Arizona said a Marine Corps veteran disarmed a suspect with a handgun during a robbery at a Chevron gas station on October 20.

Security footage shows the veteran, who was a customer inside the store, grabbing the suspect’s gun and restraining him.

“Upon arrival, deputies learned of three suspects entering the Chevron, one of them armed with a handgun,” the sheriff’s office said. “The armed suspect walked next to a store customer while pointing the weapon toward the cashier when the customer acted immediately and disarmed him.”

The other two suspects fled the scene and were on the loose, according to a statement. The armed suspect, who was a juvenile, was booked into the Yuma County Juvenile Justice Center for one count of armed robbery and one count of aggravated assault. Credit: Yuma County Sheriff’s Office via Storyful

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