MENTOR, Ohio March 30 2011- Police said a Euclid couple accused of stealing a comforter from a J.C. Pennys store at the Great Lakes Mall in Mentor hit a security guard with their car.
According to investigators, 48-year-old Darlene Carr-Askew and 55-year-old Bernard Askew tried to make a run for it before they were approached by a security officer. Police then said they got into their car and backed up, hitting the security guard with the vehicle.
The two were later caught by Wickliffe police and the merchandise that was valued at more than $500 was recovered.
The security guard was treated for scrapes at the hospital.
The Askews are now charged with aggravated robbery.