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Robber Arrested After Returning to Apologize to Clerk

Robber Arrested After Returning to Apologize to Clerk



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(Salt Lake City-AP) -- He tried to take the high road, but instead it landed him on the road to jail.

Robber Arrested After Returning to Apologize to Clerk

Police say 24-year-old Peter Shelley punched a Maverick gas station clerk and stole a pack of cigarettes June 6 after he refused to show the clerk his identification. But last Saturday, police say Shelley returned to the gas station and apologized to the clerk -- twice.

The clerk called police who caught Shelley in his car near the gas station and arrested him.

Shelley was booked into the Salt Lake County Jail and now faces felony strong armed robbery charges.

(Copyright 2004 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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