Arrest making in Peking Restaurant robbery - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2

Arrest making in Peking Restaurant robbery

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Alexandria Police were dispatched to the Peking Restaurant, located at 3914 Jackson Street in reference to a reported robbery on Friday, Feb. 28, 2014 at 8:00P.M.

Upon the officer's arrival, the complainant/victim reported a male subject came into the restaurant, grabbed the cash register and fled on foot.

The register was later recovered after being dropped by the subject.

On March 1, 2014, APD received information that the subject responsible for the robbery was seen in the 500 Block of MacArthur drive.

Officers said they were able to detain the subject, now identified as Donald Washington Jr., 33, of Alexandria, and transported him to APD headquarters for questioning.

APD reported Washington was later charged with 1-count Simple Robbery in connection with the robbery and transported to the Rapides Parish Detention Center for booking.

This incident is still under investigation and there are no other details available at this time.

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