KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One man is charged in the Feb. 12 robbery of a GameStop store in Lenexa, Kansas, where the robbers tied up two employees and detained a customer.
Johnson County prosecutors charged Sylvester Pickett, 30, of Kansas City, Kansas, with aggravated robbery, aggravated assault and felony theft under $25,000.
Pickett and another man allegedly went into the store about 1:30 p.m. at 9672 Quivira Road and posed as customers, according to a Lenexa Police Department news release.
One of the men pulled out a gun and threatened the two store employees.
The two suspects tied up the employees and began grabbing merchandise to steal.
A customer walked in and also was detained, according to Lenexa police.
Pickett and the other man were seen leaving the parking lot in a silver Hyundai SUV missing the rear license plate.