Police: Boy, 12, shoots at Little Rock restaurant workers

AP News
|
Posted: Dec 19, 2017 3:04 PM

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Police in Little Rock have arrested a 12-year-old boy who's accused of firing a handgun at workers during an attempted robbery of a fast-food restaurant.

Police say no one was hurt when the boy opened fire Monday night at a Burger King in southwestern Little Rock. According to a police report, the employees told officers that they thought the boy was joking when he demanded cash, but then he pulled out a handgun and opened fire.

Recommended
The Latest Demands From Ford
Cortney O'Brien

Police say the boy ran away but came back to the restaurant later that night to turn himself in.

The boy is charged as a juvenile with aggravated robbery.