Would-Be Robbers Try and Fail to Yank Store Doors Open With Car, Tow Straps

Fayette County Sheriff Keith Korenek reports that in the early morning hours of Tuesday, January 8, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office received an alarm call at The Point store in West Point, located about 11 miles west of La Grange on SH 71.

At approximately 3:11 a.m., Deputies Ryan Meagher and Adam Mack responded to the automatic alarm, which was reporting a glass break. When the Deputies arrived, Meagher encountered a vehicle in the rear of the business with two individuals attempting to leave the location. Mack observed a broken tow strap attached to the front doors of the store with the doors broken open. The other end of the broke tow strap was located inside the vehicle that Deputy Meagher had stopped attempting to leave the location.


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