Fridley Man Pleads Guilty To Robbing 2 Shoe Stores

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 42-year-old Fridley man has pleaded guilty to robbing two Twin Cities’ shoe stores in early January, according to the United States Attorney’s Office.

In federal court Friday, Peter Christopher Nunn specifically pleaded guilty to two counts of interference with commerce by robbery, pursuant to the Hobbs Act. Nunn was indicted on Feb. 5, 2013.

Nunn admitted that he robbed a Payless ShoeSource and a Famous Footwear store — taking approximately $1,000 total. In both cases, he threatened employees by using a weapon later determined to be a BB gun.

Nunn could face up to 20 years in prison for each count.

The Hobbs Act allows federal prosecutors to persecute violent habitual criminals who commit armed robberies in places of business that involve interstate commerce.

Comments

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From WCCO | CBS Minnesota

The Leaderboard
Good Question

Listen Live