An accused armed robber and an auto thief were nabbed by local police.
Washington CH Police arrested a man for attempting to rob a gas station at knife-point Saturday. Chester Perkins has been charged with Robbery and Obstructing Official Business for the incident at the Dayton Avenue Flagway station. Police say upon his apprehension, Perkins resisted officers, before finally being subdued.
In a separate incident, police also got a bit of a workout this morning chasing after an inmate who resisted being placed in his cell. Duane J. Wilson was being escorted to a jail cell for his arrest on Theft of a Motor Vehicle, when he pulled away from officers and fled on foot. After a brief foot pursuit, officers caught-up with Wilson and took him back to his cell.