published Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Police News: Burned woman in stable condition

Burned woman in stable condition

A woman who was burned Tuesday in a grease fire was reported in stable condition Wednesday at the Joseph M. Still Burn Center in Augusta, Ga., according to a news release from the Chattanooga Fire Department.

The 41-year-old woman was burned when she splashed herself while trying to carry a flaming pot of grease from her kitchen to her front door at The Reserve at Creekside apartment complex on East Brainerd Road.

Two charged in armed robbery

Two men believed in their 20s were arrested Wednesday after a morning armed robbery at the Exxon at 4345 Highway 58 in Chattanooga.

A Chattanooga police news release said a clerk and a customer chased the robbers and that patrol officers set up a perimeter and captured both men.

A handgun believed used in the robbery was found in a residential swimming pool, thrown there by one of the robbers, police said. The suspects, whose names were not released, face charges of aggravated robbery and aggravated assault.

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