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Robber hops counter at Dunkin Donuts, grabs cash

By Gavin Lesnick

This article was published February 1, 2013 at 9:57 a.m.

A Dunkin Donuts in Little Rock was robbed Thursday night by a man who jumped the counter and pulled out a gun, authorities said.

Little Rock Police Department Sgt. Cassandra Davis said it happened about 7:40 p.m. at the Cantrell Road location.

Davis said the robber first jumped the counter and grabbed cash out of a register before pulling out a handgun and forcing employees to open the safe. He got away with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The robber is described as a black man, 6 feet tall and 165 pounds. He was wearing a black jacket, dark jeans and a black-and-white knit cap. He ran south from the business.

Davis said police are looking into whether this robbery is tied to other restaurant robberies. Sonic and Denny's have been held up in Little Rock in recent days.

"It's too early to tell now," Davis said. "It's a possibility."

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PaulRevere says... February 1, 2013 at 10:06 a.m.

Thought the donut shop would have been full of police officers. How about that!

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Murphy01 says... February 1, 2013 at 10:14 a.m.

Probably lives at the apartments across the street.

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HalALouyah says... February 1, 2013 at 10:40 a.m.

I think you are on to something Murphy

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DEMOCRATREPUBLICAN says... February 1, 2013 at 12:03 p.m.

I thought they shut those apartments down?

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SUPERDUTY says... February 1, 2013 at 12:54 p.m.

He was black?????????????

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NutButter says... February 1, 2013 at 1:07 p.m.

JB, go figure!!!!!!!!!!!!
Wonder how the odds are stacking up in all these recent robberies?

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jetjohn says... February 1, 2013 at 1:15 p.m.

Go figure....a black man 6 ft. tall!!! Is anyone surprised?????

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gabe816 says... February 1, 2013 at 1:37 p.m.

New kid on the block, he didn'd have a hoodie.

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LIVEFROMLONOKE says... February 1, 2013 at 1:42 p.m.

It was a good thing that was a gun safe area or something bad could have happened.

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