Customers, Owner Tackle Robbery Suspects During PA Eatery Heist
Police have identified two robbery suspects arrested after investigators say they were tackled by customers and the owner of a western Pennsylvania Chinese restaurant.
Online court records don't list attorneys for 22-year-old Jeremia Fromme, of Ernest, and 26-year-old Adam Wilson, of Indiana, Pa. They remained in the Indiana County Jail on Monday.
Police say the men tried to rob King Buffet in White Township shortly before 3 p.m. Saturday by handing a cashier a note demanding money.
Owner Bin Zheng says he suspected the men didn't really have a weapon, which is why he went to tackle the men along with three others in the restaurant.
Zheng says his 17-year-old niece was the cashier on duty at the time. He says he got back the $160 taken from his register.
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