Deputies: Clerk chucked coffee pot at robber in self-defense - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Deputies: Clerk chucked coffee pot at robber in self-defense

Posted: Updated:
Deputies say this man held up the Fastbreak II store on Tuesday. (July 2, 2013/Buncombe County Sheriff's Office) Deputies say this man held up the Fastbreak II store on Tuesday. (July 2, 2013/Buncombe County Sheriff's Office)
Deputies say he may have fled the scene in this vehicle. (July 2, 2013/Buncombe County Sheriff's Office) Deputies say he may have fled the scene in this vehicle. (July 2, 2013/Buncombe County Sheriff's Office)
  • Heartland NewsMore>>

  • 2 from Eldorado in MO custody, not considered kidnapping

    2 from Eldorado in MO custody, not considered kidnapping

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:34 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:34:50 GMT
    The search is over for couple from an Eldorado, Illinois. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, it is now not being considered a kidnapping and the couple are facing charges. 
    The search is over for couple from an Eldorado, Illinois. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, it is now not being considered a kidnapping and the couple are facing charges. 




  • Rand Paul says death penalty is a state issue

    Rand Paul says death penalty is a state issue

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:05 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:05:15 GMT
    U.S. Sen. Rand Paul said the racial imbalance of the nation's prisons that convinced him to support sentencing reform has not prompted him to scrutinize the death penalty in advance of a possible 2016 run for...
    U.S. Sen. Rand Paul said the racial imbalance of the nation's prisons that convinced him to support sentencing reform has not prompted him to scrutinize the death penalty in advance of a possible 2016 run for president.
  • US issues 186 mining citations in June

    US issues 186 mining citations in June

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:03 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:03:37 GMT
    The Mine Safety and Health Administration says inspectors issued 186 citations at 13 U.S. mining operations in June.
    The Mine Safety and Health Administration says inspectors issued 186 citations at 13 U.S. mining operations in June.
Leicester, NC (FOX Carolina) -

The Buncombe County Sheriff's Office said they are seeking the public's assistance identifying a man who robbed a convenience store with a gun.

The incident happened at about 8 a.m. Tuesday at the Fastbreak II convenience store at 306 Old Leicester Hwy. in the Leicester community, according to a release from the department. 

The man had a gun and took an undisclosed amount of money from the store, according to deputies.

Deputies said the woman who was working at the store threw a pot of coffee at the robber in an effort to defend herself.

The man may have been burned by the coffee and may try to hide them, deputies said.

Deputies said the robber was wearing a mask, multi-colored nylon jacket, jeans and gloves and he may have fled in a black, late 1990's Chevy Tahoe.

If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact the Buncombe County Sheriff's Office at 828-250-6670.

Copyright 2013 FOX Carolina (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow

310 Broadway
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

FCC Public File
publicfile@kfvs12.com
573-335-1212
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KFVS12. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.