Man Disarmed by Store Clerk Facing Robbery Charge
A man who police say robbed the Yakimex Store with a gun Saturday certainly didn't expect to be disarmed by the clerk, but that's exactly what happened.
Yakima Police say the suspect walked into the store on North First Avenue Saturday morning, pulled out a pellet gun and demanded money. But the clerk grabbed the gun away from the suspect and locked the suspect inside the store alone until police arrived.
Police arrived and took the man into custody. He's being held in the Yakima County jail on a charge of first-degree robbery.