Robber Chased by Swanson’s Employees and Patrons

Aberdeen, WA – Patrons and employees helped one of their own chase down a strong-arm robber this afternoon at an Aberdeen grocery store. Police Captain John Green tells us the 33 year old Aberdeen man reportedly struck the victim and grabbed her wallet while in the checkout line of the South side Swanson’s store. Green said he fled into the parking lot, chased by other customers and the victim’s son just after 3 today. The suspect was caught in the Fire Station parking lot where responding officers took him into custody for Robbery in the 2nd degree.