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Dunkin' Donuts Robber Identified Because He Ate There Once a Day

Pro tip: Don't rob a restaurant where you're a regular customer.

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Today in stupid-criminal news: The Sun-Sentinel reports a Florida man has been arrested and charged with armed robbery, kidnapping, and other crimes after robbing a Dunkin' Donuts location where he was a regular customer. During the robbery, 40-year-old Lashan Patrick Jackson allegedly used a pellet gun to demand cash from the store's back safe, stealing nearly $3,000 in cash before fleeing.

But despite the mask Jackson wore over his face, he was identified pretty quickly: Employees told police that they recognized Jackson's "hair style, skin tone, build, mannerisms, and eyes" because "he came to the doughnut shop at least once a day." That wasn't Jackson's only mistake: Moments after the suspect fled the scene, witnesses pointed out his car driving by the restaurant, and police pulled over the vehicle, which was also littered with Dunkin' Donuts deposit slips from the safe. Jackson is now being held without bond.

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