Drunk Man Attempts To Rob Gas Station With Hot Dog Tongs!
Published on April 17, 2012
Fort Smith police arrest a man for attempted robbery after a convenience store clerk says he chased a customer around the store threatening her with hot dog tongs. Surveillance video catches him using the tongs as a weapon.
Police were called to J-Mart convenience store on Midland after a 911 hang-up call. When police were en route, they say they found out the call was for a robbery in progress. Eyewitnesses say a drunk man was trying to rob the store using hot dog tongs as a weapon.
Police say when they arrived, 35-year-old Renee Jackson was outside.Cpl. Steven Dooly with Fort Smith Police says Jackson is charged with two counts of attempted aggravated robbery.