Man indicted for dollar store robbery


A Delaware man was indicted by a Delaware County grand jury Wednesday after authorities say he robbed a store on South Sandusky Street and tried to rob another.

Frederick Allen Price, 43, of 225 S. Sandusky St., Apt. 23, was indicted Wednesday on two counts of robbery, which are third-degree felonies.

An arraignment in Delaware County Common Pleas Court has been scheduled for next Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. Judge Everett Krueger will preside over the case.

At 5:48 p.m. Aug. 29, police say that Price went to Walgreen’s at 19 London Road, and walked up to the cashier. Price implied he had a gun and demanded cash, but the cashier ran from the register. Price then fled Walgreen’s empty-handed.

Police report that Price then went into the Family Dollar Store at 165 S. Sandusky at 6:10 p.m. and got in the checkout lane. Police say Price once again implied he had a gun and demanded money from the cash register.

However, this time he was successful and he fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash, police said.

Police arrived and, with the assistance of store personnel, were able to quickly obtain a photo of Price via the CCTV system. Police said officers canvased the area and nearby witnesses recognized Price.

Prosecutors said police tracked Price to a mobile home park off Sandusky Street. Price was taken into custody a short time later and police said they recovered the money stolen from the store.

Price appeared in Delaware Municipal Court Monday morning where his bond was set at $25,00o. He was still being held in the county jail Thursday afternoon.


By Glenn Battishill

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Glenn Battishill can be reached at 740-413-0903 or on Twitter @BattishillDG.

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