Attempted robbery

Attempted robbery
HUBBARD -- Two men attempted an armed robbery of Eastern Trumbull Credit Union, 6813 Commerce Drive, at about 9:20 this morning.
Hubbard Township police and Trumbull County Sheriff's Department deputies were sent to the credit union after a phone call from an employee, a dispatcher at the Trumbull County 911 Center said.
The employee told dispatchers that one man entered the credit union with a gun, while an accomplice waited outside at a large blue American car. Deputies were pursuing the car on state Route 82, he said.
None of the credit union employees was injured, he said.
Sports complex event
MINERAL RIDGE -- A fund-raising committee for Weathersfield School District's Joe Lane Sports Complex will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the superintendent's office in the middle school.
Mineral Ridge meeting
MINERAL RIDGE -- The final meeting of the board of education to review revisions to the student code of conduct will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the superitendent's office.
Student arrested
YOUNGSTOWN -- A 16-year-old student at the Youngstown Alternative School on West Wood Street, in the downtown area, was arrested at about 10:30 a.m. Friday after she was accused of punching a school administrator, knocking him to the ground.
The girl, a 10th-grader of the South Side, was being disciplined when she is alleged to have punched the man in the forehead, breaking the skin and knocking him down, causing a bruise to his elbow.
Upon arrest, the girl threatened to assault police and used vulgar language, reports say.
Scholar to speak
YOUNGSTOWN -- Dr. Peter Levine, research scholar at the Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy at the University of Maryland, speaks at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday in Kilcalwey Center's Chestnut Room at Youngstown State University.
Levine's topic is "Building the Electronic Commons -- the Internet and Civil Society." Levine is working under a Ford Foundation grant to plan and advocate a new public space on the Internet.
His speech is free, and the presentation is part of YSU's Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies' Albert J. Shipka Lecture Series.
Payday robbed
NILES -- A man armed with a small chrome handgun robbed a Payday Cash Advance on Youngstown-Warren Road on Friday, police reports say.
The gunman forced employees to open a safe in the back room and fled with $8,800, according to reports. Niles police responded to the hold-up alarm at 6:40 p.m.
Charges after fight
SALEM -- A city man will be charged with several offenses in connection with a weekend fight that left another man with knife wounds.
About 12:30 a.m. Sunday, police arrested a 36-year-old man who lives in the 2200 block of Monroe Avenue. Officers found Chad Paynter, 26, of Elkton, in front of the man's residence. Paynter told police he was fighting with the man and was cut on his hands with a kitchen knife.
Paynter was treated at Salem Community Hospital, where he received stitches in his hand.
Police don't know what started the fight.
The man arrested will be charged with felonious assault, a second-degree felony. Police say he also will be charged with disorderly conduct, a third-degree misdemeanor, because he continued to utter threats and scream obscenities after his arrest.
In addition, he will be charged with assaulting a police officer, a fourth-degree felony, because, police say, he kicked an officer in the leg.
The man was in the Columbiana County Jail this morning.
Salem break-in
SALEM -- A downtown business reported a breaking and entering over the weekend. Town & amp; Suburban Realty, 1048 E. State St., notified police of the crime Saturday, saying they thought it had occurred overnight. Two cameras were taken.

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