Robber Attempts to Hit 2 Police Officers with Car; Charged with Multiple Felonies

John Talbert Klein was taken into police custody Thursday after allegedly attempting to run over two Eastpointe police officers and colliding with a Warren (Michigan) police cruiser Wednesday. Police said Warren police officers tracked Klein to a location in Detroit where he was taken into custody after a brief struggle.

According to authorities, Klein is a suspect in an armed robbery at a Family Dollar store in Eastpointe and has convictions for armed robbery, prison escape, assault/obstruct police, breaking and entering, controlled substance violations, possess stolen property, retail fraud, home invasion, vehicle theft and assault with a dangerous weapon.

At the time, Klein was wanted on warrants of fleeing and eluding, possessing stolen property, driving with a suspended license and two counts of assaulting a police officer… ClickOnDetroit

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