Suspect charged after running over woman during robbery escape

Updated: Feb. 19, 2018 at 1:38 PM EST
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Gaige Anthony Guzman (Source: LMDC)
Gaige Anthony Guzman (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A woman sustained life-threatening injuries after she was hit by the car while trying to stop two fleeing robbery suspects.

Just after 3 p.m. Sunday, Louisville Metro police say two people were inside a business on Bardstown Road near Hurstbourne Parkway when they stole the tip jar and ran out. A female employee followed the pair in an attempt to stop them and was run over by their fleeing car.

After leaving the parking lot, the car hit another vehicle.

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Gaige Anthony Guzman, 19, was arrested around 8:35 p.m. Feb. 18 and charged with robbery and assault. Detectives say Guzman gave them a statement admitting to his involvement.

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