Employees outwit would-be robber

Published 07/09 2013 06:55PM

Updated 07/09 2013 06:57PM

DECATUR -- Police caught a robbery suspect with the help of two convenience store employees. The suspect held up Decatur Discount Friday. Authorities say he had a knife.

When he told one of the workers to lock the front door, they spoke to each other in Arabic to come with a plan. One ran out the front door, while the other ran out the back. When the suspect left, they followed him. Police caught him in a nearby backyard.

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