Loser robs dollar store, leads police on chase with four-year-old son in minivan

CANTON, OH (WOIO) - A real loser tossed in jail after robbing a Canton dollar store and then leading cops on a high-speed pursuit with his young son in the car.

Police tell 19 Action News 58-year-old Robert Johnson robbed the Whipple Avenue Dollar General store on Thursday evening.

Johnson fled in a minivan with his four-year-old son in the vehicle.

When police tried to pull him over, the thug refused and led them on a chase through the city before he lost control and crashed.

Luckily, the little boy was not seriously injured.

Johnson is jailed on charges of robbery, willfully fleeing and eluding police, child endangering, driving under suspension and speeding.

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