Police: Man robbed child, assaulted mother at Chuck E. Cheese


What started out as a children's party at a Chuck E. Cheese in Iowa ended in robbery and assault, according to police.

Cedar Valley Crime Stoppers posted information about the May incident on its Facebook page. Crime Stoppers said a man allegedly stole money from an 11-year-old child's gift bag, and when the child's mother tried to stop the man, he shoved her against a wall. The incident was caught on camera.

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Cedar Rapids police shared details of the incident on its Facebook page, with an update that Deonte Jordan Dupree Jenkins, 23, was arrested June 1 on third-degree robbery charges. Jenkins turned himself in, according to the KCRG report. He faces up to 2 years in prison if convicted, according to KCRG.