DUQUESNE (KDKA) — A couple that fled the scene of a Taco Bell after a female allegedly pulled a gun inside the establishment have been arrested.
According to City of Duquesne Police, just before 2:00 p.m., officers were sent to the restaurant on Hoffman Boulevard for a female threatening other with a gun.READ MORE: Michael Keaton's Return As Batman In 'The Flash' Confirmed
Officers were told that an argument began in the parking lot between a male and individuals inside the Taco Bell. Then, the female allegedly pulled out a gun, threatened to shoot employees and pointed the gun at children inside the restaurant.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: State Health Department Reports 4,602 More Coronavirus Cases, 60 Additional Deaths
The couple fled the scene but witnesses were able to provide police with a license plate number, which was traced to an address in Duquesne where officers arrested the couple and recovered the weapon.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 In Pittsburgh: Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Reports 340 New Coronavirus Cases, 12 Additional Deaths
A 33-year-old male and 32-year-old female are being charged with violations of the Uniforms Firearms Act, four counts of simple assault, terroristic threats, recklessly endangered another person and endangering the welfare of a child.