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Store Clerk Stops Attempted Robber

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Raleigh police say Samuel Koonce tried to rob the Old Garner Grocery store early Friday morning. The store clerk was able to detain Koonce until police arrived.(WRAL-TV5 News)
WAKE COUNTY — A Wake County store clerk turned the tables on an alleged armed robber.

Police say Samuel Koonce, 39, of Raleigh, tried to rob the Old Garner Grocery store on Old Garner Road at 1 a.m. Friday.

Police say Koonce pulled out a knife, but the store clerk was able to keep him detained until help arrived.

Koonce is charged with attempted robbery. -->

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