Arrest made following attempted robbery

By: diner,police,cruiser
By: diner,police,cruiser

State police say a man tried to rob a diner then tried to take off in a police cruiser.

State police responded to the Engle's Diner in Pineville on Sunday afternoon for an attempted hold up.

48-year-old Harold Asher was arrested and charged with attempted robbery and DUI.

He was also charged with attempted theft of a motor vehicle.

Investigators say he tried to steal the police cruiser of the county constable.

Police say Asher is wanted in several other counties.


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