In the city of Eureka, California, police were taken by surprise when a man who robbed a gas station returned hours later to give back the money he had stolen and offered an apologize to go along with his peculiar act. California robber returns cash and sets a precedent for the city of Eureka, California.
Cyle Warren Abbott Jr. is a 23 year old man who, by his accounts, needed some money to leave the city of Eureka and start fresh. On Sunday morning, he decided to rob a gas station on the 100 block of Broadway, but after doing it, he felt remorseful and decided to turn himself in to the police and return the money. California robber returns cash and also offers an apology to the gas station owner and the police.
At around 6:14 a.m. police officers were called by an employee at the gas station who reported a male suspect entered the station holding a semi-automatic handgun. The employee said to the police that the man started demanding cash while waving the gun. He proceeded to give Abbott some money and as the robber made his out, he also got two bottles of beer.
The police officers arrived as soon as possible, but the suspect was no longer on the premises. It was three hours later, at 09:06 a.m. that the man returned with all the money and an apology at the gas station. Officers arrested the suspect without any incidents.
Police officers booked the young man at the Humboldt County Correction Facility of robbery and probation violation charges. Abbott’s bail was set at $50,000.
The gas station employee said that after California robber returns cash, he also offered an apology and he revealed that his gun wasn’t real, that is was only but a BB gun. Police officers haven’t yet found the gun in question.
When the police were called for the second time, officials have revealed that the suspect was waiting for them in the bathroom of the gas station to surrender. He told the officers that he was sorry for what he had done and that he was trying to turn his life around and start doing the right thing for once.