KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A would-be robber got more than he bargained for when he was overpowered by his alleged victim.
Aaron Martin told Kansas City Police that he was walking from the Quick Trip at 41st and Main to his apartment early Sunday morning when a black Crown Victoria pulled up and a passenger got out with a shotgun.
He said the man walked toward him pointing the gun and told him to give him everything. Martin dropped his wallet on the ground; but when the man went to pick it up, Martin made his move. He told officers he pushed the shotgun away and a struggle began.
Martin said he was eventually able to overtake his attacker and tossed the shotgun away. The driver of the black Ford Crown Victoria then took off.
Two witnesses called police when they saw the men struggling. Martin was able to hold the other man down until officers arrived.
His alleged attacker, Robert Mays, was arrested at the scene. Mays has been charged with attempted first-degree robbery.
Police are still looking for the driver of the Crown Victoria.
Tune in to 41 Action News at 10 p.m. to hear more from Martin.
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