Off-duty Border Patrol agent steps in against armed robbery suspect

Off-duty Border Patrol agent steps in against armed robbery suspect

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma police officers received a call about an armed robbery at Chevron on East 32nd Street and Arizona Avenue, Saturday morning around 8:30 a.m.

Officers say an unidentified man stole a Ford F-350 after threatening the driver with a hand gun.

The suspect fled the scene to Country Club Drive where he abandoned the truck and got into a gray or silver Toyota sports car with a spoiler and a temporary license plate. The car then fled north bound on Arizona Avenue.

An off-duty U.S. Border Patrol agent was at the Chevron when the armed robbery occurred and he attempted to apprehend the suspect.

Shots were fired between the suspect and the agent.

Yuma Police officials say the agent is uninjured and it is unknown at this time if the suspect was injured.

We have no further description of the suspect.

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