MESQUITE (CBSDFW.COM) – Police have arrested two suspects after a robbery at a Pizza Hut restaurant in Mesquite on Monday evening. It happened at around 6:00 p.m. in the 900 block of North Gross Road.READ MORE: Damage, Flooding Seen Throughout North Texas During Sunday Storms
According to the Mesquite Police Department, a white male suspect entered the Pizza Hut holding a propane container and a lighter. The man then demanded money, threatening to ignite the propane tank and blow up the building if the employees did not comply.READ MORE: 18-Year-Old Arrested In Connection To Murder Of Child Found In Dallas Street
The man left the restaurant with an undisclosed amount of cash. He drove away from the location with a white female suspect who had been waiting in the getaway car. That vehicle was later found and stopped by the Balch Springs Police Department.MORE NEWS: Storms In North Texas Spark Tornado Warnings Sunday Afternoon
Authorities arrested 28-year-old Dawson Miles of Frisco and charged him with one count of aggravated robbery and a second count of possession of a controlled substance. His bond is set at $18,500. Law enforcement officials also arrested 24-year-old Amber Vickery of Frisco, and charged her with one count of aggravated robbery. Her bond is set at $15,000. Both suspects are now in the Mesquite jail.