CHEROKEE COUNTY, Okla. (CBS Local) — A teenager who said he was pulled over by a man impersonating a law enforcement officer said the suspect took his french fries instead of issuing a citation, officials in Oklahoma said.
The 18-year-old told deputies he was driving on Highway 62 in the Woodall area early Saturday morning when a “dark-colored 1990s Oldsmobile or Buick with flashing red and blue lights pulled up behind him,” according to the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office.READ MORE: Hispanic Heritage Month: Mexicantown Through Artist Eyes
The driver asked the teen his age and threatened to issue a curfew violation ticket. But instead of issuing a citation, he took the teens’s “recently purchased” french fries.
The unidentified male then got back in his vehicle and drove away.READ MORE: United Airlines Facing Record $1.9 Million Fine For Extended Delays
The suspect was described as about five feet, 10 inches tall, “wearing what appeared to be a law enforcement-style ballistic vest over of his shirt and a law enforcement-style duty belt with a handgun holster.”
The victim flagged down a CCSO deputy in nearby Tahlequah at 1:20 a.m.MORE NEWS: Ford Recalls Mustang Mach-E For Windshield, Sunroof Issues
If you have any information on the law enforcement impersonator, you’re encouraged contact Cherokee County Sheriff Jason Chennault at 918-456-2583.