Sikeston man arrested for attempted robbery

Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Joseph Largent

MINER, Mo. A Sikeston man faces charges following a robbery attempt Monday in Miner.

Joseph P. Largent, 27, of Sikeston is charged through Scott County with first degree attempted robbery and stealing.

According to Miner Police Department, officers responded Monday eventing to a local business in reference to a robbery in progress. The suspect who was identified as Largent entered the business and demanded money from the cash register. An off-duty Miner Police officer was present at the time and detained Largent until another officer arrived and took him into custody. He is being held in the Scott County Jail with no bond.

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