YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollections

Bay Area McDonald's manager accused of robbing his own restaurant

September 10, 2013|By Robert J. Lopez

A McDonald's manager in the Bay Area was arrested on suspicion of using a gun to rob his own restaurant and another one and ordering workers into the freezer in both incidents, police said Tuesday.

Felix Becerra, 42, manages a McDonald's in Pleasanton and is accused of donning a white mask and using what was described as a small-caliber handgun to rob the restaurant Aug. 28, according to police.

The suspect took an undisclosed amount of cash and told ordered workers into a freezer, the Pleasanton Police Department said.

Police said Becerra allegedly robbed another McDonalds in San Mateo on Aug. 2.

 "The suspect in this case entered the restaurant and pointed a revolver at employees, ordered them into the freezer and then held the manager at gunpoint while ordering him to open the cash register," police officials said in a statement.

Police said Becerra was taken into custody by authorities in San Mateo and allegedly confessed to committing both robberies. He was being held Tuesday at the San Mateo county jail


Boat of missing man is found, empty, in waters near La Jolla

Conservationists aim to restore land scorched by massive Rim fire

Hundreds mourn UCLA wide receiver Nick Pasquale at hometown memorial

Twitter: @LAJourno

Los Angeles Times Articles