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What Is Strong Armed Robbery?

What Is Strong Armed Robbery?

According to an article in WPTV News Channel 5, a man was knocked to the ground by a would-be robber in Clearwater, FL. 83-year-old Charles Pace defended himself – by pulling a gun. Clearwater Police said Pace was in a restaurant parking lot Wednesday when a man grabbed him from behind and tried to take his wallet. Pace resisted and was knocked to the ground. Police said that’s when Place pulled out a .25-caliber semiautomatic handgun. Authorities said Pace pointed it at the man and ordered him to leave him alone. The assailant, Bryan Treloar, ran and was followed by a witness. Police caught up with him, arrested him and charged him with attempted strong-arm robbery. He was being held on $10,000 bail. Place, who has a permit to carry… […]

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