"WILMER (CBSDFW.COM) – Keithan Manuel is sitting inside the Dallas County Jail Tuesday night waiting for someone to believe him –– it was a joke, he told investigators. He didn’t really want to rob that police station.
Police, however, say the 18-year-old walked into the Wilmer Police Department Saturday evening with a white towel covering his hands.
Police Chief Victor Kemp described the incident saying, “Yeah well, a young man walked into the lobby and approached the dispatch window there and told our Communications Officer ‘give me all your money.’”
After pointing a towel-covered hand at the officer and making the statement, Manuel soon changed his tune and claimed he was there to get some information.
“He said he’d like to check on a warrant, but it was pretty obvious it was a situation … he gave a different name and after a few moments of maybe playing it off he said ‘you do know I have a gun’. At that point he seemed to be very serious,” Kemp said." (More)