Man accused of robbing Krystal in Leesburg arrested

Dekeiveous Stewart arrested, gun seized

By Brianna Volz - Web producer

Dekeiveous Stewart, of Leesburg.

LEESBURG, Fla. - Leesburg police said they arrested a man accused of robbing a Krystal fast-food restaurant at gunpoint.

Police said Dekeiveous Stewart, 24, of Leesburg robbed the restaurant at 815 N. 14 St. last weekend.

Police said Stewart, who was wearing a mask, went directly to the back of the restaurant and told a worker to open the safe as he put a gun in her face.

According to the incident report, he then told another employee to open the registers and put the money in a bag for him. 

The man took all the money from the registers and put it in a paper Krystal bag before leaving through the front door, employees said.

Police said detectives conducted a search warrant and seized a .22-caliber revolver believed to have been used in several other armed robberies in the area.

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