Stopped by a Good Samaritan, robbery suspect caught in the act at Mount Pleasant hotel.

A Racine man with a lengthy arrest history is once again behind bars after he is arrested for an attempted robbery at a Mount Pleasant hotel early Friday morning.

Police say they were called to the America's Best Value Inn and Suites just after 12:15 a.m.  When they arrived, they found a Good Samaritan holding down the suspect and took him into custody.

Their investigation determined 39-year-old Aaron Mcgraw had jumped over the counter and confronted the clerk, saying he had a gan but did not displayed one.  Mcgraw demanded money, but the clerk did not comply.  This forced Mcgraw to start opening drawers behind the front desk to search for any cash.  The clerk asked for help, which is when the Good Samaritan came to assist.

Mcgraw was out on probation for charges of resisting/obstructing an officer that caused great bodily harm.  His past criminal history includes charges of fleeing an officer, possessing a firearm, and possessing cocaine with intent to deliver.

He is now facing charges of attempted armed robbery and possessing drug paraphernalia, both as a repeat offender.  Online court records show he is being held on a $500 cash bond, and will be back in court October 10 for a preliminary hearing.

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