Armed robber caught on South Side

Armed robber caught on South Side

YOUNGSTOWN — One man is in police custody following and armed robbery at the Golden Nugget Casino on Midlothian Boulevard.

A tall black male wearing all black went into the internet cafe business just before noon, pulled out a handgun and demanded cash. The man was given money, but the shop owner fired shots at the robber and the robber returned fire. No one was hit in the exchange of gunfire.

The robber ran to a nearby apartment complex where he was surrounded by Youngstown and Boardman police and Mahoning County sheriff deputies and taken into custody.

For more on this story, see Friday’s Vindicator or vindy.com

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