Man arrested for attempting to steal cars at gas station

Yuma

Man arrested for attempting to steal cars at gas station

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YUMA, Ariz. (13 On Your Side) - A man is behind bars for attempting to steal a woman's car in broad daylight while she was pumping gas.

It happened at the Circle K on 7th Street and 4th Avenue in Yuma around noon. Police say her baby was in the backseat at the time and the woman screamed for help.

A worker came and forced the robber out of the car.

They say 41-year-old Julio Jackson then fled the scene and attempted to steal another car in the area.

 

Police officers were able to catch up with him shortly after.

Johnson faces numerous charges including robbery, attempted kidnapping, attempted theft of a car and assault.

He remains behind bars on $60,000 bond.