Teen arrested, accused of pulling gun on store employees, attempting to flee with candy hidden in his pants

Mobile County

UPDATE (12/2) — Mobile Police have identified and arrested the suspect wanted in a robbery at Sai Quickmart. 17-year-old Joequarous Timmson was arrested and charged with robbery first degree.

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — According to the Mobile Police Department, officers were dispatched to a robbery complaint where shots were fired at Sai Quickmart located at 2306 Airport Boulevard on Monday November 30th around 9:20 pm. WKRG News 5 obtained surveillance video from the store showing how the events unfolded.

According to police, the store clerk noticed a man attempting to conceal candy in his pants. The clerk activated the magnetic door lock, locking the suspect inside the store. Police say when the man noticed he was locked in, he pulled out a handgun and shot at the door’s glass. The glass did not break, so he turned his gun on the employees demanding he be let out.

Police say the suspect was able to leave the building through the attached liquor store.

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