DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Police are looking for one man they believe is behind a string of robberies in Dayton and Kettering. At least 5 business were robbed in the last few days. 3 of the crimes happened Friday afternoon within a span of about 15 minutes.Poluice want the man for other robberies as well.
2 NEWS Reporter Jordan Bowen spoke with the owner of one of those businesses who fought back when the man demanded money.
Bobby Hoblit–the owner of the Sundeck Tanning Salon–says at the time of the robbery his girlfriend was working the counter. That’s when he says a man walked in, bought a ring with a handful of change and then demanded money instead he got something else.
“As soon as Megan my girlfriend opened the drawer he said, ‘I don’t want any trouble, just give me all the money,’” Hoblit said. “At that point my girlfriend’s instincts kicked in and we had a pistol underneath and she grabbed the pistol, pointed it right at his face and said, ‘I don’t think you’re going to get that money today.’”
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