Not that we have any experience in the matter, but it seems a robbery suspect in Mesa broke one of the cardinal rules of robbing someone at gunpoint -- after stealing some of the victim's stuff, he left his gun behind as he made his getaway.
This morning, 29-year-old Ruben Tellez knocked on an apartment door in the Woodstream Village apartment complex. He then forced his way past the woman who answered and pulled out a gun.
Once inside, Tellez grabbed a computer and other electronics, just before the woman's husband got home and scared him off.
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The woman's husband reportedly tried to challenge Tellez as he was stealing his family's stuff, but rather than shoot him, Tellez threatened him with a box-cutter before fleeing the scene.
As he probably realized when he was arrested a short time later -- hiding in the backyard of a nearby home -- Tellez left his gun at the home he'd just robbed.
The husband told police he saw a white Chevy Lumina leaving the parking lot of the apartment complex as Tellez was running off. Police say the car might indicate that Tellez had an accomplice.