Police say a suspect snuck up behind an employee closing shop Wednesday night, hit him over the head and then stole his wallet.
The robbery happened at 9:59 p.m. at the Weber Wright Moving on 250 S. Academy in Colorado Springs.
The suspect took off, but Springs police say he didn't elude officers for long. As they neared the business, police spotted a man matching the description the victim provided, walking in the area of Airport and South Academy. He allegedly tried running from police when officers approached him, but was caught after a short chase. Police say once they caught up to the suspect, he was taken into custody without incident.
The suspect has been identified as 34-year-old Amata Marshall. He faces charges of aggravated robbery.
The victim was able to get his wallet back.
KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.
If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.powered by Disqus