ELLENSBURG, Wash. – Police in California say the 9-year-old girl involved in a convenience store robbery in eastern Washington state is safe and waiting for her mother to pick her up.
Fortuna Police Lt. Bill Dobberstein says her father, Robert Daniel Webb, escaped a police chase and is still at large
Dobberstein says Webb stopped at the home of an acquaintance in Fortuna on Wednesday night and the acquaintance called police because Webb appeared to be driving drunk.
When police arrived, Webb sped away without the girl.
The 42-year-old Everett man is accused of robbing an AM-PM mini-mart of $200 early Tuesday while his daughter watched.
Dobberstein says the girl is OK and waiting for her mother.