16-Year-Old Suspected in Armed Robbery of Midwest City KFC
MIDWEST CITY, Oklahoma – A 16-year-old boy has been arrested in connection to an armed robbery of a Midwest City restaurant.
Police were called to Kentucky Fried Chicken, 8950 N.E. 23rd Street, around 10 p.m. Thursday night. The store manager told police a young man came through the front doors, jumped over the counter and pointed a sawed off shot gun at him, according to a probable cause affidavit.
The robber demanded money from the manger and fled the scene after getting the cash.
Officers found a teenager matching the description of the robber walking in a neighborhood southwest of the KFC restaurant, according to the affidavit.
The teen was arrested after the manager identified him as the robber.
The teen has $1,471, a large butcher knife and two pieces of black and silver pipes tided together that resembled the barrel of shot gun in his possession at the time of his arrest, according to the affidavit.
The teen is being charged as a youthful offender.