Clearance Items: Fast Food Crime Watch!

From The Consumerist Grease Blotter


Deputies still looking for Burger King parking lot thief
Lee County sheriff’s deputies are searching for a robbery suspect who held a man up at gunpoint last week in a Burger King parking lot, then ditched the gun in a toilet tank in another restaurant, authorities said.

Man attacks driver of moving bus, flees to eatery, is nabbed in freezer [Tucson Citizen]
The assailant then sprinted across the freeway into a fast-food restaurant on St. Mary’s Road, where he was arrested this morning in its walk-in freezer.
“Heck yeah, I was scared,” Nadi Jones, 17, said as she held her year-old daughter in her arms. “It was crazy as hell.”
Another passenger, Vietnam War veteran Fred Blake, 56, summed it up: “That’s crazy, man.”

Sketch Released Of Man Who Robbed Pizza Hut Armed With Scissors [WFTV]
He threatened the manager with a pair of scissors, cleaned out the cash register and took off on a bike.

Pizza Hut horror driver faces jail [Gazette & Herald]
But the 18-year-old lost control of his vehicle and sent the victims, who were aged 15 and 16 at the time, through the window of the Pizza Hut restaurant.

Taco Bell robbed at gunpoint [The Democrat]
The suspect was wearing a mask and had on blue sweatpants at the time, Godbold said. One witness said the suspect had big eyes, he said.

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