1 charged in Little Caesars Pizza robbery

Akeem Mickles accused of robbing Plantation restaurant

Published On: Apr 30 2013 02:59:11 PM EDT   Updated On: Apr 30 2013 02:59:18 PM EDT
Akeem Mickles
PLANTATION, Fla. -

Plantation police arrested a 21-year-old man accused of robbing a Little Caesars Pizza restaurant late Monday.

Police charged Akeem Mickles with robbery with a firearm, burglary of an occupied dwelling, and resisting an officer without violence.

According to police, Mickles pointed a stolen handgun at the employees of the restaurant, located at 5201 W. Broward Boulevard, and demanded cash. He ran from the store before police arrived.

Officers found him hiding behind an air conditioning unit in a nearby back yard, police said.