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Suspect Tries to Run Over Club Manager Following Theft

Suspect Tries to Run Over Club Manager Following Theft



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Ashley Hayes Reporting Two men are in jail after a theft at the Salt Lake City nightclub, Vortex.

It happened during a concert at the club at 212 West 1300 South. The club's main office was blocked off during the event, but someone got in and stole a cash box, gun and Taser.

Suspect Tries to Run Over Club Manager Following Theft

One of the club's security guards saw a man leaving with the cash box, chased him down and caught him in a TRAX parking lot.

Meanwhile the club manager caught another man as he was getting the suspect's car from a nearby parking lot.

Suspect Tries to Run Over Club Manager Following Theft

Lt. Dave Cracroft of the Salt Lake City Police Department said, "The club manager saw that they had been related and went out to try to stop the young man in the car. He panicked and tried to run over the club manager."

The manager grabbed a parole officer, who stopped the man in the car. That man is charged with aggravated assault.

The man accused of stealing from the office is charged with burglary and theft of a firearm.

The gun and Taser have not been recovered.

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