attempted robbery

File photo of a house with a chimney. (Photo by H. Armstrong Roberts/Retrofile/Getty Images)

Police: Man Gets Stuck In Chimney During Attempted Robbery

Christmas didn’t come early for one would-be robber who got stuck in the chimney of a local residence while attempting to steal possessions from inside of it.

CBS Tampa–11/08/2013

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Police: Man Calls Mom For Getaway Ride After Attempted Robbery

A local man who tried to rob a convenience store – then asked his mother for a getaway ride home – was arrested for his attempted crime.

01/05/2013

File photo of jewelry case. (Credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Police Clad Suspects Try To Rob Tampa Jewelry Store

Tampa police say four Hispanic males dressed as policemen tried to rob a Tampa jewelry store early Friday morning. The suspects managed to get away, and the investigation is still underway. The attempted robbery took […]

07/27/2012

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Cops: Fla. Coin Shop Owner Fatally Shoots Intruder

Authorities are investigating after they say a southwest Florida business owner fatally shot a suspect trying to rob his store.

06/11/2012

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