Steven Frank Steele, Teen Accused Of Robbing 7-11 With Chainsaw, Allegedly Wore Flower Pot On His Head
An Australian teenager has been arrested for robbing a 7-11 gas station with a chainsaw while wearing a flower pot over his head.
Steven Frank Steele of Ipswich, Queensland, was arrested Monday morning after cops responded to a call from employees terrified by a man brandishing a chainsaw.
The suspect, identified by police as Steele, wore a flower pot over his head in an attempt to conceal his identity, the Queensland Times reported.
Steele allegedly lunged at the employees and damaged a window and several display racks with his power tool. He also flashed his buttocks. He allegedly stole a single bottle of soda before making his escape.
Police say Steele damaged a parked car while leaving the crime scene.
Steele was arrested a short time later after police saw him walking down the street. The chainsaw was foundin a bush near a service station, Menafn.com reported.