Man accused in attempted robbery at Vinton store - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Man accused in attempted robbery at Vinton store

Scott Frye (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office) Scott Frye (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office)
VINTON, LA (KPLC) -

A Vinton man is facing charges of simple robbery and resisting an officer after an incident in Vinton on Sunday.

Vinton Police Chief Rick Fox said 46-year-old Scott Frye was arrested following a report of a robbery attempt at the M & K Pantry on Hwy. 90.

Fox said one of his officers responding to the scene spotted Frye go into an apartment.

After a standoff lasting more than five hours, Frye was eventually taken into custody, authorities said.

Frye's bond was set at $110,000.

Fox said Frye was released Monday night from a local hospital and was transported to the Calcasieu Correctional Center by Vinton police.

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