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Officer fires at attempted burglars

December 19, 2003

Cordele-- Two teenagers caught robbing a jewelry store try to run over a police officer, and he opened fire on them.

An 18-year-old and 16-year-old were seen breaking into Friedman's Jewelers around 1:00AM Friday. When police showed up, the robbers jumped into their car and drove toward a police officer.

The officer fired at them, but they weren't hit and took off south.

Police chased them to Warwick where they caught them. 18-year-old Demetrius Burgess and the 16-year-old are in jail.

posted at 4:50PM by dave.miller@walb.com