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Clearwater police arrest man wanted for trying to steal woman's keys at Subway

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Posted at 9:44 AM, Nov 04, 2021

CLEARWATER, Fla. — Clearwater Police said on Friday that a man wanted for trying to steal a woman's keys in a Subway on October 27 is now in custody.

A warrant for attempted strong-armed robbery for Emmitt Williams, 24, was issued on Thursday police said.

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According to authorities, William confronted a woman as she left the Subway at 2006 Drew St. and demanded her keys. Police said the woman retreated into the Subway and he followed her and tried to wrestle the keys from her.

The woman yelled for help and the Subway employees called police.

According to the department, the identified Williams after images of the crime were posted on social media.

Clearwater Police said Williams was picked up by Tampa Police and taken to the Hillsborough County Jail.