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BK Robbery

Posted on 28th September 2011 at 08:29

Robert Donald Maxwell, 51, of Longview is under arrest on a first-degree robbery charge, after he allegedly pulled a knife and stole a purse from a woman in the drive-through at the Burger King on Oregon Way. The incident was reported at about 7:30 yesterday morning; the victim says that she was in the drive-through when a man came up to her window, showed a six-inch knife, then demanded her purse. The suspect then ran off in the direction of 14th Avenue. Longview Police called in a K-9, and tracked the suspect to the 300 block of Oregon Way. Maxwell was found in between a couple of homes in that area, and was identified as the suspect. He was taken into custody, then a short time later, Officers claim to have found the vest he was wearing, which had a knife in the pocket. Maxwell is now being held without bail in connection with this incident.