MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A man accused of ambushing an armored truck guard at a St. Paul, Minn. gas station is now facing federal charges.
Christopher Ward was charged this week with robbery in a theft caught on surveillance cameras.READ MORE: Minnesota Weather: More Dangerous Wind Chill Early Thursday, Light Snow Friday
It happened at a SuperAmerica on Jan. 14, 2011.READ MORE: Pond Hockey, Snow Sculpting Events Bringing International Attention To MN Winter Fun
Police say Ward confronted a guard while he was filling the ATM.
He stripped the guard of his weapon, grabbed the cash box and got away with $70,000.MORE NEWS: Senate Democrats Fail To Change Rules On Filibuster To Pass Voting Rights (CBS News)
The guard was not hurt.