Suspect in Altoona CVS attempted robbery arrested

By WTAJ News

Published 06/27 2014 11:58AM

Updated 06/27 2014 12:05PM

Jason Emmett
Jason Emmett
INDEPENDENCE, OHIO – Altoona Police announced late Friday morning the arrest of the man suspected of attempting to rob the Altoona CVS Pharmacy.

According to the Altoona PD Facebook page, 30-year-old Jason Douglas Emmett was taken into custody by law enforcement authorities in a hotel parking lot in Independence, Ohio.

Emmett, originally from Beaver County, is suspected of trying to rob the Altoona CVS May 21st. During the attempt surveillance video showed him with a handgun.

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