THE NEWS DESKJanuary 12th, 2013, 10:19 pm
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Off duty cop thwarts mall jewelry store robbery
One man is in custody after an attempted robbery at the Spotsylvania Town Centre Saturday night.
According to Capt. Jeff Pearce of the Spotsylvania County Sheriff’s Office, two armed men walked inside of the Zales jewelry store just before closing time around 9 p.m.
An off duty law enforcement officer and mall security guard saw what was going on and thwarted the robbery. They were able to get one of the men in custody.
No charges have been filed yet and the case is under investigation.