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Store Owner In Woodbury Held-Up By Teenager

Last Thursday evening, the owner of Leland’s furniture and Home Décor on Main Street in Woodbury had a gunman come into his store to apparently rob him. Behind the gun was a 13-year-old would-be robber and owner Rickey Smotherman made a bold decision to try to wrestle the gun from the teen’s hands.
Smotherman says the struggle spilled out of his store and onto the sidewalk and that’s when the suspect fired and ran off up the street.
That 13-year-old boy, whose name has not been released, ran away at that point. He was arrested a short time later at a nearby park. He’s now charged with attempted murder and aggravated robbery.