Orlando’s ABC affiliate reports:
A Florida man’s failed attempt to rob a convenience store last week was an effort to prove to this mother that he is “independent” and can take care of himself, police say.
According to Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Alexander Campbell was arrested after attempted to rob a Circle K. After the clerk refused to surrender money to Campbell, the suspect was confronted by a customer inside the convenience store and a fight ensued.
Campbell was charged with attempted robbery, battery and fleeing and eluding. He was being held in the Sumter County jail on $23,000 bail, perhaps until his mother can come get him out