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Man accused of trying to rob woman on Wal Mart parking lot

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Ross Meredith allegedly tried to rob a woman on the parking lot of  a Wal Mart in Wood River. Credit: Wood River PD Ross Meredith allegedly tried to rob a woman on the parking lot of a Wal Mart in Wood River. Credit: Wood River PD
WOOD RIVER (KMOV.com) -

A man was arrested for allegedly trying to rob a woman on the parking lot of a Wal Mart in Wood River.

Ross Meredith, 26, of Wood River is charged with attempted armed robbery.

Witnesses say Meredith approached a woman at her car, but noticed he was being watched. He then allegedly briefly displayed a gun and fled.

Officers later located Meredith’s car on Route 111 near Harrison and pulled it over. Meredith and a female driver were taken into custody.

Police say Meredith planned on taking a woman at gunpoint to an ATM to force her to withdraw money.

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