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Would-be robber arrested


December 4, 2019

On Nov. 25, at approximately 6:45 p.m., Fountain police officers were dispatched to High Spirits Liquor, 301 S. Santa Fe Ave., for a report of a robbery.

The suspect entered the store, stated he had a weapon, and demanded cash from the clerk. Two customers saw what was happening, took action and held the suspect down until officers arrived within five seconds of being dispatched.

The suspect was identified as 29-year-old James Mason. He was booked into the El Paso County Criminal Justice Center on the following charges: Aggravated Robbery, Menacing, and Theft.


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