Coffee County gas station clerk allegedly wrestles two guns away from robber

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COFFEE COUNTY, Ala. (WTVY) — According to Coffee County Sheriffs Terri Boyd Bowden attempted to rob the Kountry Korner Friday night around 8:45pm.

Allegedly Bowden showed 2 weapons while attempting to rob the store and the clerk took the weapons away from Bowden, and took control of her until deputies arrived. It was later discovered that one of the weapons was a B.B. pistol and the other was a 380 automatic.

Deputies say Bowden received some cuts and abrasions so, she was transported to the hospital for evaluation. She was released and placed in the Coffee County jail charged with Robbery 1st.

The store clerk did a very heroic deed, but also put himself in a dangerous situation, says Chief Deputy R.W. Whitworth with the Coffee County Sheriff's Department.