Bay County, FL (March 16, 2019) - A man is charged with armed robbery after he attempted to rob a laundromat on Wednesday, March 13th. The incident happened in Springfield.
Officers say that 33-year-old Justin Pompey walked into the Emerald Coast Coin Laundry on 11th Street. Pompey allegedly confronted the cashier and told her to leave because he was about to rob the business. The cashier left the scene and contacted police. When officers arrived on scene, they located Pompey and arrested him following a struggle.
Pompey was taken into custody and charged with attempted robbery and resisting an officer without violence. No additional details were made available and it is unclear at this time whether Pompey remains in custody.
Bay County Robbery Laws
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