TROY (WWJ) — A 61-year-old Detroit man is facing charges after he attempted to rob a restaurant in Troy.
Kenneth Travier is accused of an armed robbery at a popular Oakland County restaurant. It happened over the weekend — on Sunday night around 11: 45 p.m. — at the Kona Grill on E. Big Beaver Road in Troy.READ MORE: Stimulus Check Latest: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming?
An employee called the police, saying the restaurant was being robbed by a man wearing a mask. The employee — who was in the back office — was able to fight off the man, sprayed him with pepper spray and closed the door. That’s when the man allegedly fired a shotgun through the door.
Officers arrived on scene a few minutes later and arrested Travier nearby. Police say they also found the gun.READ MORE: Detroit Fireworks Show Will Be On TV Over A Suburban Lake
No employees were injured and no patrons were present.
Travier was arraigned Monday afternoon and denied bond. He was charged with Armed Robbery and Possession of a Firearm During Commission of a Felony.MORE NEWS: AG Nessel Warns Michiganders Of Amazon Scam Calls
Anyone with any additional information about this incident is asked to contact the Troy Police Department at 248-524-3477.