Buckeye man accused of armed robbery at Lowe’s

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A Buckeye man was arrested Wednesday in connection to an armed robbery and aggravated assault after allegedly attempting to stab a Lowe’s employee with garden clippers, officials said.

Derrick Scott, 29, was booked into Maricopa County Fourth Avenue Jail, Buckeye police said.

At about 2:10 p.m. Wednesday, Buckeye officers responded to a shoplifting in progress at the Lowe’s, 700 S. Watson Road in Buckeye, after Scott allegedly removed several items from the store and attempted to stab an employee, police said.

Scott allegedly fled the scene and ran through the parking lot and across Watson Road towards a Circle K, police said.

Responding officers were able to arrest Scott, who also had several warrants, police said.

Emily Toepfer can be reached at etoepfer@westvalleyview.com or on Twitter @EmilyToepfer. 


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