Kansas City Zoo Crook Soda Jerk Fake Server
It's worth revisiting the Kansas City Zoo robbery wherein a local crook relied on subterfuge in order to take down the Tree Top concession stand . . .
Crook serves soda before robbing zoo stand
Sadly, this just follows the quotient of greater violence that has plagued the Zoo ever since the "Forever Tax" has been passed.
Read the official report:
On 05/18/2014 at 4:50pm, Officers were dispatched to the Kansas City Zoo, Tree Tops Snacks Stand on an armed business robbery. Upon arrival officers contacted the victim employees who stated that they were working inside Tree Top Snacks when they heard a knock at the side door. The victims then opened the door and observed the suspect standing in the door way. Victims described the suspect as being a tall, skinny, black male with a short afro wearing a Kansas City Zoo employee shirt. The suspect then asked if they had any Dr. Pepper because they needed some at the Rafiki food stand. The suspect entered and they showed him where the Dr. Pepper was located. The suspect then came to the front of the stand, put on food handling gloves, and assisted the victims fill a customer’s soda and handed it to the customer. After that customer left the suspect stated he needed a favor and then pulled out a black semi-automatic pistol and told the victims to empty the register, the victims then backed away and the suspect opened the register himself and took an unknown amount of cash. The suspect then ran from the scene. No injuries were reported by any of the victims.
Anyone with information is urged to contact the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).