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Customers detain suspect in attempted liquor store robbery

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Posted at 4:46 PM, Nov 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-26 18:46:39-05

FOUNTAIN — Just before 7 p.m. Monday night, Fountain Police were dispatched to High Spirits Liquor on Santa Fe Ave. for a reported robbery.

Fountain Police said the suspect entered the business, said he had a weapon, and demanded money from the clerk.

Two other customers saw what was happening and intervened. They held the suspect down until police arrived a short time later, according to Fountain Police.

The suspect has been identified as 29-year-old James Mason. He was booked for Aggravated Robbery, Menacing, and Theft.