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Breakfast Bandit Caught After Series Of Robberies At Cracker Barrel

Posted October 1, 2003 10:49 a.m. EDT

— A breakfast bandit who has hit several Cracker Barrel restaurants in the Triangle and Piedmont has been caught.

The suspect, identified as Victor Grier, was arrested after a store in Burlington put an undercover officer outside Tuesday night.

Police said Grier also hit restaurants in Durham, Henderson and Smithfield.

Officers said Grier had a sneaky M.O. He allegedly would order food, then confront the manager pretending to have a gun. The scheme got him several thousand dollars.