Lead Writing Assignment Day 2

September 14th, 2021 | Uncategorized |

Armed robbery last night leads to hundreds of dollars in losses at BJ’s Drug.

At approximately 8:30 pm last night, two men held up owner Barney Joseph at gun point while he was working the front counter. One man took $382.65 out of the cash register while the other kept the gun locked on Joseph.

Bj’s Drug, which is located at 450 Stanley Street, saw a similar situation nearly 25 years ago when Joseph’s father resisted and pulled a gun on the robbers which resulted in him losing his life.

Joseph also had a gun under his counter, but decided to not use it. Joseph cited the quick operation time of the robbery and high risk as his reasoning for not pulling the gun.



One Response to “Lead Writing Assignment Day 2”

  1. This is one way to go, Caden. A burglary story. A first day story.

    You could have also gone with the human interest story. A second day story.

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