BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - The owners of Biloxi convenience store were the victims of an attempted armed robbery Thursday night.
Police say, Thursday evening, Travis Tyrone McCoy of Biloxi, walked into the Double Down Convenience store on Pass Road and attempted to rob it.
Within minutes of going into the store, surveillance video shows McCoy coming up behind the stores owner, Twin Le, and putting a knife to his throat.
When Le's wife Amal saw what was happening, she hit the stores panic button which alerts police.
As her husband and the suspect began to struggle, Amal grabbed a gun hidden under the counter. She then fired a warning shot over their heads.
When that happened, McCoy ran from the store with Twin Le chasing him. Although McCoy got away, some customers of the store saw the surveillance video and recognized the man.
Police arrested McCoy on Friday.