Dec 23, 2013 3:58 PM by Ian Auzenne
A Jennings man is charged with simple robbery after he allegedly stole $500 from a car wash employee.
Police say 40-year-old Bernard Johnson walked up to the employee as he was emptying a cash box at the car wash, snatched the money, and fled the scene.
Investigators caught up to Johnson a short time later and arrested him following a short foot chase.
According to investigators, Johnson has a prior conviction for robbery.