• Women pull out liquid-filled syringe during robbery

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    Police say a daylong crime spree landed two women behind bars in Butler County.

    Officers say the two women robbed a business and their weapon of choice was a needle and syringe full of liquid.

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    "It was a syringe with a needle she said give me the money or I will stab you with this," store clerk Sean Lattanzi said.

    The crime took place at the Puff N Snuff in the greater Butler Mart. It was caught by a surveillance camera.

    Police say Tara Purcell walked in and confronted the clerk while Crystal Hayes waited in the car as a getaway driver.


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