Man who robbed 10 fast food outlets at gunpoint in one month is currently in custody, Dallas police say

A man was arrested on Tuesday after police said he robbed 10 fast food restaurants in Dallas and Farmers Branch over the course of a month.

Anthony Barnes, 25, is charged with aggravated robbery, Dallas police said. It’s unclear how many charges he faces or if he has an attorney.

Dallas police say Barnes robbed each restaurant at gunpoint and drove off in a gray Kia Soul. Authorities have obtained search warrants for his home and car, police said.

Police say Barnes’ spree began on the evening of February 27, when he robbed a Burger King east of Oak Cliff. About two weeks later, he robbed two Wendy’s locations, one in northwest Dallas and one in Farmers Branch, police said.

Later that week, Barnes held up two Taco Cabanas — one in the Stemmons Corridor and one west of Oak Cliff — and a Burger King in far north Dallas, police said.

On March 21, Barnes robbed a Burger King in northwest Dallas, a Jack in the Box in the Love Field area and a McDonald’s west of Oak Cliff, police say.

The latest robbery took place at a Burger King in Red Bird on Sunday afternoon, police said.

It is not known how much was stolen from restaurants.

Barnes did not appear in prison records Tuesday night.

Police Chief Eddie García praised his officers for making the arrest in a written statement.

“This arrest should send a strong and ongoing message that the Dallas Police Department, as well as our community, will not tolerate this criminal behavior,” he said.

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