Man Tried To Force Kfc Employee To Reopen Restaurant At Gunpoint

Man attempts to rob the closed KFC, Points gun at employees in an attempt to force her to reopen the restaurant

Antonio Stevens
Antonio Stevens, Dover Police Department

On Sunday, August 5th, a possibly hungry 27-year-old Antonio Stevens pointed a gun at a female KFC employee in an attempt to force her to reopen the fast food eatery.

The Dover Police Department reported that at approximately 11:15 PM Stevens approached the 38-year-old female employee who was standing outside of the Kentucky Fried Chicken located at 1000 Forrest Avenue, Dover, Delaware. the employee was waiting outside for a ride home from work when she was approached by Stevens who demanded that she open the store. The female employee advised him that she did not have access to open the store.

After not being able to reopen the store, Stevens demanded her personal belongings, he pulled out his handgun and pointed it at the victim. The victim and the assailant had a brief struggle before Stevens fled without any of the employee's belongings.

The police arrived at the scene, searched the area for Stevens, they found him and took him into custody following a brief foot chase. Officers also located a mask and BB gun that were used in the incident.  

Antonio Stevens was arrested and charged with attempted robbery, wearing a disguise during the commission of a felony, resisting arrest. Stevens was booked into James T. Vaughn Correctional Center and held on a bond of $6,500.



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