A terrified store owner in Norwood, Massachusetts, said she was tazed several times during a violent robbery just before 5 p.m. Thursday, a robbery that led to a wild police chase and some injuries for a Walpole officer.
"He tried to taze me, and since I didn't feel anything because I was had a coat on, I thought it was fake, so I went at him," said Marci Pastorio, the owner of Central Market and Travel in South Norwood.
Pastorio also said the robber punched her in the face.
That robber and an accomplice eventually crashed their getaway vehicle - a pick-up truck with a plow in front - into a tree in a residential neighborhood in Walpole after leading police on a chase.
Two Walpole Police cars were also banged up at the crash site. One Walpole officer taken to the hospital with a minor injury to the chest from his steering wheel.
Stuart Canter lives on Kendall Street in Walpole right across from all the commotion and said he heard sirens and cops coming.
Police said the suspects lost control taking as sharp right hand turn.
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"It was obviously a dangerous situation," said Chief John Carmichael of the Walpole Police Department.
Chief Carmichael says one suspect was caught at the crash site.The other tried to run but was also caught.
He says the chase happened during rush hour, and was partially on busy Route One.
As for Pastorio, she's just glad the suspects were caught.
Walpole Police say they found a firearm in the pick up truck, but say it looks like a fake gun that was painted. They're still investigating.
Both the injured officer and one suspect were taken to Norwood Hospital for treatment of injuries.