Miami FL January 13 2023 A North Miami man was arrested Wednesday after trying to steal a cookie from a gas station and threatening a security guard with a fork, authorities said.
The incident happened around 1:30 p.m. at the Wawa gas station located at 590 NE 167th St. in Miami.
City of Miami police said Kervens Pierre-Louis, 32, entered the store and walked towards the merchandise display area where he removed a package containing a large-size chocolate cookie and proceeded to walk out.
According to authorities, Pierre-Louis never made any attempt to pay for the merchandise.
Police said the victim, a security guard, confronted Pierre-Louis and requested the cookie to be returned while simultaneously attempting to retrieve it from the man.
According to the police report, Pierre-Louis became aggressive, brandished a fork, and threatened the victim with physical harm.
Police said the victim, in fear, abandoned his efforts to retrieve the stolen property, at which time Pierre- Louis exited the store and walked away.
Upon police arrival, the victim directed the responding officers to Pierre- Louis.
After becoming aware of police presence, Pierre-Louis fled on foot and was taken into custody without any further incident, authorities said.
Police found Pierre-Louis in possession of a fork, matching the description of the same fork utilized during the robbery, as described by the victim.
Pierre Louis was taken to jail and is facing charges of robbery with a deadly weapon and resisting an officer without violence.