Altercation at business leads to arrest

Published 9:32 am Friday, August 5, 2011

A woman was arrested Friday morning after brandishing a handgun at Express Check Advance on Lindberg Avenue.|Photo by Allison Brown

Police took a woman into custody early Friday morning after she pulled out a handgun at Express Check Advance on Lindberg Avenue.

Personnel with the Atmore Police Department responded to a 911 call just before 9 a.m. of a woman with a handgun in the business.

The unidentified woman entered Express Check Advance and got into an altercation with an employee, according to Atmore Police Chief Jason Dean.

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“An employee here at Express Check Advance was on her job,” he said. “A lady came up and confronted her about a male situation and brandished a gun, which led to an altercation. They called us to respond. There was a weapon, but no shots were fired.”

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