Police critically shot a suspected robber in Anaheim after holding people hostages

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) – Police in Anaheim have shot and critically wounded a suspected robber at a Subway restaurant after seeing him hold two employees hostage at knifepoint.

Sgt. Daron Wyatt said officers went to the restaurant Sunday afternoon after receiving a call from a woman who whispered from there.

Wyatt said when the officers arrived, they saw the man take two female employees to the back of the restaurant at knife point. No customers were inside.

When they went into the restaurant, Wyatt said the officers fired at the suspect.

He was taken to the hospital in critical condition. The employees escaped injury.

Wyatt said the shooting was under investigation.

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