Police arrest accomplice in truck stop robbery, pepper spray death

Kimberlyn Clarke died during gold chain robbery

WESTON, Fla. - Police make an arrest in a deadly pepper spray robbery.

Police said video shows 20-year-old Ronnie Tyson pepper spraying a crowd, while his accomplice tried to steal a man's silver chain at the Seminole Truck Stop.

That accomplice, 21-year-old Kenyatta Grant, has been arrested. Grant is charged with murder and is being held without bond.

According to the Broward Sheriff's Office, the victim, Kimberlyn Clarke died from injuries she suffered during the robbery.

It happened on Sept. 20 during Jamaican Night at the Cafe 27 on Griffin Road and U.S. 27 in Weston, just after 2 a.m.

BSO released surveillance video of Tyson. The video shows him inside a truck stop convenience store about two hours before the robbery. In it, he is wearing a 2012 Ralph Lauren t-shift with the American flag on the front.

Other surveillance video shows him unleashing pepper spray on a crowd. He then snatches a man's gold chain from his neck.

In the chaos, 28-year-old Clarke fell and hit her head on the rear bumper of a van, never recovering from her injuries.

Officials are still looking for Tyson.

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