Guard Shoots Teen During Armored Truck Robbery Attempt

Police say suspect tried to grab a bag of money

Monday, Oct 4, 2010  |  Updated 8:01 PM EDT
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Guard Shoots Teen During Armored Truck Robbery Attempt

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A teenager is in custody accused of trying to rob an armored truck in Northeast.

The suspect tried to grab a bag of money from the truck at about 1:15 p.m. Monday outside a Shoe City store on Brentwood Road, D.C. police said. The suspect was shot in the leg by a guard.

The teen ran about 50 yards from the store before collapsing, police said.

He was conscious and breathing when he was taken to the hospital.

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