Pizza delivery man hit, robbed by teen with shotgun - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Pizza delivery man hit, robbed by teen with shotgun

(Source: KAIT) (Source: KAIT)
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

A man delivering pizzas told police a group of teens hit and robbed him. One of them had a gun.

On Monday, the 27-year-old delivery driver met with Jonesboro police at Domino's Pizza, 1826 E. Johnson Ave., to report the incident.

The man said he went to an apartment in the 1100-block of Walker Place to make a delivery around 10:30 p.m.

He went to the apartment, knocked on the door, got no answer, and headed back to his vehicle.

As he was about to drive away, the man said an unknown black male about 14 years old approached his vehicle from the left side of the apartment.

The delivery man partially rolled the window down to talk to the teen who was wearing a red hoodie and shorts. The teen said he ordered the pizza.

According to the JPD report, the man got out of his vehicle to make the transaction when the teen said, "I'm taking your s---."

The suspect reportedly grabbed the pizza bag and hit the man "in the face repeatedly" as the two struggled over the pizza.

Officer Preston Looney noted the man had swelling above his left eye due to the hits from the suspect.

After the fight over the pizza, the victim told police 3 to 4 black males between the ages of 15 and 17 approached him.

One of the suspects wearing a black long sleeve shirt and blue jeans had a pump action shotgun. He pointed it at the man and told him to empty his pockets.

The suspects took $30 and an iPhone 6 that was in the victim's vehicle.

The man was able to drive back to Domino's from the scene.

JPD states dispatch was able to "ping" the phone which was active near the crime scene, but an exact location was not immediately available.

Domino's provided police with a number the order came in on, but police found it to be a "spoofed" number. A call back number was also given but went to a recording which said, "this person is not taking calls at this time."

Fingerprints were taken from the victim's vehicle.

No arrests have been made in the case thus far.

Copyright 2016 KAIT. All rights reserved.

Watch Region 8 News On Demand: On your Desktop | On your Mobile device

Region 8 News App - Install or update on your: iPhone | Android

Powered by Frankly