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Terre Haute, Indiana
Terre Haute, Indiana
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A convenience store clerk and a Terre Haute Police Department K-9 responding to a robbery at a southside gas station this morning were allegedly attacked by the suspects.
One of the three suspects was eventually taken into custody and transported to an area hospital where she is being treated for her injuries suffered while allegedly resisting arrest. At this time, the two male suspects have not been located.
Officers of the Terre Haute Police Department responded to the Jiffy Mini Mart located at 1301 Poplar St. on the report of the robbery at around 3:45 a.m.
The clerk reportedly told officers that one woman and two men entered the convenience store
and the two men kept him distracted while the female went behind the counter and stole an undisclosed amount of money, according to Sgt. Denzil Lewis.
"The victim stated that he attempted to stop the female but that both males interfered by punching the victim," Lewis said, noting that a THPD K-9 located the female suspect hiding under a mattress.
The K-9 apprehended the suspect.
"Upon apprehension, the female suspect struck the K-9 several times in the face. Evidence from the robbery was also located and recovered," Lewis said..
The investigation is ongoing. Call the THPD with any information related to this case.
An elderly female went to the hospital to seek medical attention today after her grandson allegedly beat her and threatened her with a knife.
Shane Michael McBride, 22, was booked into the Vigo County Jail around 11 a.m. . He is charged with stragulation; battery; battery resulting in moderate bodily injury; criminal confinement; intimidation; and interfering with the reporting of a crime and sexual battery.
Officers of the Terre Haute Police Department responded to Union Hospital and were informed that the victim had been battered by her grandson.
Sgt. Denzil Lewis explained that the grandson lives with the victim. She informed officers that the suspect was heavily intoxicated at the time.
McBride allegedly started a verbal altercation with her that quickly turned physical.He allegedly battered her while threatening her with a knife and refused to let her leave the residence.
"The victim said that when she tried to call the police her grandson took the phone from her. The victim waited for the suspect to fall asleep at which point the victim was able to leave the house and go to the hospital," Lewis said.
Detectives were able to locate the suspect at the house where the incident reportedly occurred.
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News Writer: Lucy Perry