LAKEWOOD, Fla. (CBS/AP) — Authorities say they’ve charged a Florida man recorded on video sitting in the street eating pancakes.
A Lakeland police news release says Kiaron Thomas was charged Thursday with placing an obstruction in the roadway and disrupting the free flow of traffic. He was not arrested but issued an April 25 court date.READ MORE: Philadelphia Weather: Fast Storm System To Bring Snow To Parts Of Delaware Valley Sunday Evening
Police first received a call Tuesday morning about a man sitting in the crosswalk of a busy intersection. The caller said the man had a small TV tray in front of him and was eating what appeared to be pancakes. Officers responded, but the man had already left.CBS3 Pet Project: Keeping An Eye Out For Lost Dog Scams
“The incident was followed up by the Neighborhood Liaison Officers on March 23rd and officers determined that he lived approximately 100 yards south of the intersection of the incident,” police said in a statement.
A video of the incident was later posted on Facebook and shared in a message to police. Several people tagged the video to Thomas, who police say admitted pulling the prank.MORE NEWS: 5 Hurt After Single-Car Crash In Cheltenham Township, Police Say
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