Crime

March 26, 2013

Teen arrested in California charged with Richland County Bojangles robbery

A teen arrested in Oakland, Calif. last month has been accused of robbing a Broad River Road Bojangles in January, according to a Richland County Sheriff’s Department release.

A teen arrested in Oakland, Calif. last month has been accused of robbing a Broad River Road Bojangles in January, according to a Richland County Sheriff’s Department release.

Maurice Davenport, 17, is charged with armed robbery and is being held at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.

The 17-year-old is accused of going into the restaurant at 2423 Broad River Road Jan. 26 and pretended to order food before pointing a handgun at a cashier and demanding money, according to the release. The suspect then jumped over the restaurant counter grabbed cash from the register

and ran away.

Davenport was arrested in Oakland in February after a domestic violence incident at a home there involving a gun. After arresting the teen, Oakland police officers discovered that he was wanted in South Carolina and that a gun he had was reported stolen from Lexington County.

Deputies in Richland County think that the gun stolen from Lexington County was also used in the armed robbery at the Bojangles, the release states.

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