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Teen arrested after allegedly stealing $1 soda, hitting manager with car: Report

Cody Morris, 18, now faces felony robbery charges, according to a local media report

The McDonald's at 520 S. Thompson St. in Springdale, Arkansas


A teenager who police said sought some extra value with his McDonald’s meal is now reportedly facing felony robbery charges.

Cody Morris, 18, was arrested Monday after allegedly refusing to return soda he poured into a complimentary water cup in a Springdale, Arkansas location of the restaurant, local 40/29 TV reported.

Morris and two others reportedly went through the drive-thru and ordered three large waters, but later came inside the restaurant to pour them out and replace them with soda.

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When confronted by a manager, the two others returned the stolen items, but Morris allegedly refused, the report said.

The manager reportedly told police he was hit by Morris’s car after he stood in its way to block the group from leaving, prompting him to call authorities.

Morris was being held without bond at the Washington County Detention Center, Arkansas Online reported. He’s due back in court Friday.

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