Friday, March 15, 2013

Hungry, hungry robber

Using a toy gun to steal take-out food from a couple seems a wee bit desperate.

Toy gun bandit faces 12 years

The decision to use a toy gun to steal takeout food from a couple walking home from a Mexican restaurant could mean a 12-year prison term for a San Antonio man.

Fidel Castillo Jr., 20, changed tactics halfway through his jury trial this week, admitting he was the hungry bandit soon after prosecutors rested their case.

Castillo, who has requested probation, is to be sentenced in May. In exchange for his guilty plea, prosecutors agreed to seek a maximum of 12 years.

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