Man Tries and Fails to Rob Someone With Stun Gun

Man Tries and Fails to Rob Someone With Stun Gun

Staff Report

NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - Things went from bad to worse for a Midland man experiencing money problems.

Police say Ryan Fennell tried to rob a victim with a stun gun at the Super 8 Motel on West Wall, Monday morning.

The victim was able to fight Fennell off before calling police.

Officers on the scene couldn't find the victim, but found Fennell at a Day's Inn down the road.

A stun gun was found in Fennell's room.

Officers say he claimed to have money problems as justification for the attempted robbery.

Fennell was arrested and charged with aggravated robbery.