Thursday, August 23, 2012
Man with axe tries to rob restaurant, scared off by owner with gun
A Lancaster man is facing charges after deputies say he tried to rob a restaurant with an axe while intoxicated on drugs.
The incident was reported Wednesday at 5:34 a.m. at Rusty's Grill on the 2400 block of Pineview Drive, according to a news release from the Lancaster County Sheriff's Office.
According to deputies, David Leroy Deese, 45, of Lancaster, walked into the restaurant wielding an axe and demanding money.
"The business owner produced a handgun and challenged Deese," deputies told WBTV.