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Thief caught while stopping at KFC for food after robbing a bank

By Mason White 11:06 AM October 1, 2017
Samuel Jevon Reaves
Samuel Jevon Reaves
By: Emily Lewis

A man of Florida, was arrested while stopping for food after he finished robbing a bank.

The Gainesville Police Department arrested the man in a KFC restaurant after they said he robbed a Wells Fargo bank.

32-year-old Samuel Jevon Reaves went to a teller at the Wells Fargo bank, which is located at 3939 NW 13th St., and said that he needed money.

The teller asked him if he had a debit card, and Reaves replied: “This is a robbery. Give me all your money in the bank,” police said.

The teller gave Reaves all the money that was in his drawer and asked if he wanted a bag. Reaves said “yes,” and thanked the teller.

He then took the bag with more than $10,000 and left. Reaves did not get into a car. Workers saw him walking through the neighboring Publix parking lot.

A bank employee followed Reaves, took video of him with his phone, and handed it over to police when they arrived.

Reaves was seen going into a KFC restaurant. Once inside, he sat next to a woman and asked her for a cigarette.

When officers arrived, they found Reaves in the KFC with the bag of money that was stolen from the bank. Reaves was arrested and booked into the Alachua County jail.

His bond was set at $250,000.