Police: Man called out of work drunk, tried to rob workplace

Police in Georgia say a man called out of his Steak ‘n Shake job because he was ‘intoxicated,’ then showed up anyway and demanded money while holding a co-worker at gunpoint

OAKWOOD, Ga. -- Police in Georgia say a man called out of his Steak ‘n Shake job because he was “intoxicated,” then showed up anyway and demanded money while holding a co-worker at gunpoint.

Police say responding officers arrived to see employees running from the business, which had customers at the time. Police say an apparently still intoxicated Gowans briefly raised the gun at officers before dropping it. He was arrested after a brief struggle during which a stun gun was used.

It’s unclear if Gowans has a lawyer.

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Information from: The Times, http://www.gainesvilletimes.com