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Bond set for driver who rammed strip club

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AUSTINTOWN, Ohio - Bond is set at two and a half million dollars for a man accused of carrying through on an alleged death threats at a strip club.

A 911 call describes a small amount of the chaos that ensued after the owner of a semi truck was ordered to leave Club 76 in Austintown.

It was approximately 1:36 a.m. early Saturday morning when the incident occurred and there were about 75 to 100 people inside the club.

Captain Bryan Kloss with the Austintown Police Department tells 21 News the semi truck missed a dressing room by a few feet.

"He made threats that he was going to come back and kill everyone and left the area, A few moments he drove his semi truck tractor trailer rig into the back portion of the building," Kloss said.

When the driver, 44-year-old Suren Armyan, couldn't drive the truck through the strip club, he allegedly backed his truck up smashing two cars, including a Cadillac, in the back and four cars in the front.

Witnesses tell police when the driver pulled his vehicle around the front of the building someone was able to disable the vehicle and prevent further mayhem from taking place.

Aramyan, who is from from Las Vegas and who owns the truck, has been charged with more than two dozen felonies and about a dozen more criminal counts.

"He's charged with 21 counts of attempted murder, vandalism of course, the damages he has caused exceed. $150,000, we charged him with criminal damaging to the six motor vehicles," said Assistant Mahoning County Prosecutor Ken Cardinal.

Most of the patrons fled the strip club and are not considered willing witnesses.

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