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These 2 off-duty officers went on a date, and ended up stopping an armed robbery

Looks like the honeymoon phase is over

Thanks to the brave actions of the McKeowns the robber made it into police custody.
Detective Chase McKeown and Officer Nicole McKeown of Kentucky’s Elizabethtown Police Department arrested a masked robber at the Raising Cane’s restaurant they were eating at while off duty.
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Detective Chase McKeown and Officer Nicole McKeown of Kentucky’s Elizabethtown Police Department have only been married for six months, according to CNN, but they certainly make a great team.

On Feb. 15, the couple went to a Raising Cane’s restaurant in Louisville for their weekly date night, NBC News reports, but when a masked man entered the restaurant and threatened staff with a gun, romance got put on the back burner.

Although the McKeowns were off-duty, that didn’t stop their years of police training from kicking in. A surveillance video released Tuesday by the Louisville Metro Police Department shows the couple springing into action and chasing the robber out of the store.

Business Robbery at Canes.

You never know who’s minding their own business but ready to put in work. This is the Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers at #MidCityMall Saturday night. Shout out to the two Elizabethtown Police Department officers that went from enjoying them delish chicken fingie’s to full-blown #Sheepdogs real quick. They chased the suspect in the Highlands and made the arrest with our 5th Division officers. Great work, EPD! #LMPD #Etown #BusinessRobbery #RaisinCanes #ChickenBaskets #ChickenFingies #ThatSauceIsOnPoint #OneLove #ThatSweetTeaTho #Chicken #AlwaysFreshNeverFrozen #LikeOurHashtags #EtownStaysDown #EPD #OffDutyResponse #WolfHunters #FormulateAplan #DivideAndConquer #StrongWerk

Posted by Louisville Metro Police Department on Tuesday, February 18, 2020

The couple pursued 30-year-old Justin Carter down the street and held him at gunpoint until on-duty officers from the Louisville Police Department could join them, NPR reports. According to USA Today, Carter was later charged with first-degree robbery, receiving stolen property — while Carter didn’t take anything from the restaurant, his gun was apparently stolen from the Jeffersontown police— and possession of a gun by a convicted felon.

In an Instagram post, the Elizabethtown Police Department re-shared the surveillance video and said they couldn’t be more proud of the officers, with the hashtags “#ProtectAndServe” and “#CoupleGoals.”