Kansas City man sentenced in prison cellphone store robbery

11 months 1 day 7 hours ago January 05, 2016 Jan 5, 2016 Tuesday, January 05 2016 Tuesday, January 05, 2016 7:14:30 AM CST in News
By: The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY (AP) — A Missouri man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for robbing a cellphone store about a year ago.

The Kansas City Star reports (http://bit.ly/1PKiHTv ) that 29-year-old Leonard H. White of Kansas City pleaded guilty Monday at the Jackson County Courthouse to robbery, resisting arrest and armed criminal action.

Court records say White robbed a cellphone store in December 2014 before fleeing in a Jeep.

Officers soon spotted the vehicle, pulled it over and took White into custody.

A judge sentenced White to 12 years for robbery, four years for resisting arrest and three years for armed criminal action. The sentences will run concurrently.

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