Man stole energy drinks, pulled gun on manager of Orange County store, cops say

Theft suspect arrested in Apopka

ORLANDO, Fla. - An 18-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of stealing energy drinks from an Orange County convenience store and pulling a gun on a manager.

The teen was arrested early Friday after the theft, which occurred around 1 a.m. at a Walgreens on Hiawassee Road near Silver Star Road in Orlando.

The teen walked out of the store with a couple of energy drinks, according to Orange County deputies, who said a manager confronted him.  The teen then pulled a gun on the manager before fleeing, deputies said.

Deputies spotted the teen riding a bike about 30 minutes later in Apopka, and he was arrested after a chase.

No one was injured in the incident.

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