The woman said she stepped back from the register and screamed for someone to call the police, the affidavit says.
Another witness said he came to the front of the store and confronted the suspect, the affidavit says.
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The man told police he saw the suspect holding a knife in front of the counter and that he chased the suspect out of the restaurant, according to the affidavit.
While officers were speaking with witnesses, the affidavit says other officers found a man who matched the description of the suspect.
“They approached the male and detained him in front of (a home on) Clifton Avenue,” the affidavit says.
Officers said the man was identified as Dean and that he allegedly told officers he did stop at the Hardee’s.
“(Officers) then asked him what he did while at Hardee’s but Mr. Dean said he did not remember because he was drunk,” the affidavit says.
A next court date in the case had not been set.