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Crime-fighting couple saves the date

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 2/19/20, 12:35 pm

A husband and wife team of police officers had an unexpected date night activity: stopping a robbery. Detective Chase McKeown and Officer Nicole McKeown were off duty and eating at a Raising Cane’s restaurant in Louisville, Ky., on Saturday when a gunman threatened the cashier, WAVE-TV reported.

What did the couple do? Surveillance footage shows the McKeowns, who have been married only six months, pulled guns on the assailant and chased him from the restaurant. They later caught the suspect, Justin Carter, and held him until on-duty officers arrived.

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Rachel Lynn Aldrich

Rachel is an assistant editor for WORLD Digital. She is a Patrick Henry College and World Journalism Institute graduate. Rachel resides with her husband in Wheaton, Ill.

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  • OldMike
    Posted: Wed, 02/19/2020 03:45 pm

    Hooray for this couple! I hope the restaurant gives them free meals for life!