Homeless man arrested, charged with armed robbery in Springfield - WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news.

Homeless man arrested, charged with armed robbery in Springfield

Posted: Updated:
  • More newsMore>>

  • Family of slain USA student Gil Collar loses home in house fire

    Family of slain USA student Gil Collar loses home in house fire

    Monday, September 1 2014 10:04 AM EDT2014-09-01 14:04:13 GMT
    The family of Gil Collar, the University of South Alabama student who was shot and killed on campus in October of 2012, are picking up the pieces after losing their home in a house fire.More >>
    The family of Gil Collar, the University of South Alabama student who was shot and killed on campus in October of 2012, are picking up the pieces after losing their home in a house fire.More >>
  • Israeli children return to school after Gaza war

    Israeli children return to school after Gaza war

    Monday, September 1 2014 9:19 AM EDT2014-09-01 13:19:31 GMT
    Thousands of Israeli children in areas near the Gaza Strip went back to school Monday after spending the summer in bomb shelters as rockets and mortars rained on their communities during the 50-day Israel-Hamas...More >>
    Thousands of Israeli children in areas near the Gaza Strip went back to school Monday after spending the summer in bomb shelters as rockets and mortars rained on their communities during the 50-day Israel-Hamas war, while...More >>
  • Casting call held in Opelika

    Casting call held in Opelika

    Monday, September 1 2014 9:09 AM EDT2014-09-01 13:09:25 GMT
    Opelikans of all ages came out to audition for the movie "White Water" on Sunday.           "I've been acting at a lot at school and home and at my church too. Really getting ready for things I wouldMore >>
    Opelikans of all ages came out to audition for the movie "White Water" on Sunday.           "I've been acting at a lot at school and home and at my church too. Really getting ready for things I wouldMore >>
SPRINGFIELD, MA (WSHM) -

Police arrested a 24-year-old homeless man early Saturday morning, saying they stopped his attempted armed robbery of a pizza delivery person.

The robbery happened in the area of Avon Place near Maple Street.

CBS 3 media partner Mass Live and The Republican reported that Robert Owens was the man arrested and that he used a valuable antique German pistol.

He fled the scene when a patrol car happened to pull into the area.

A foot chase ensued, but police said Owens was captured approximately 200 yards from where the pursuit began.

Owens will be arraigned in Springfield District Court on Monday.

Copyright 2013 WSHM (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow