LAREDO,Texas(KGNS)- The case of a man accused of robbing an eight-liner business ends in a mistrial.
After an entire week of testimony, the jury could not come to an agreement on a verdict.
Clinton Newkirk is facing one count of aggravated robbery for an incident that happened back on December 14th, 2016.
The jury deliberated for 16 hours in the case, which ended in a mistrial.
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The trial of a man accused of robbing an 8 liner business, continues.
The incident happened back on December 14th of 2016.
Clinton Newkirk is facing one count of aggravated robbery.
An employee of the 8 liner took the stand. She talked about how a man wearing a jacket and a hoodie came in acting suspicious.
She says he asked for change to play in the machine, and that is when he showed her the gun, and told her to move to the register to give him money. He then allegedly took her phone, and iPad and ran away with the cash.
It was said in court, that during the investigation, she was able to identify Newkirk through a photo lineup.
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A man accused of holding up an eight-liner at gunpoint is on trial.
Opening statements began in the trial against Clinton Newkirk on Tuesday.
The incident happened back on December 14, 2016.
A person claiming to have been Newkirk's roommate took the stand saying he got a call from police asking for permission to search his room.
In that search, they found clothing and a gun he didn't own.
The state also provided a 9-1-1 call of the victim saying a man had robbed the eight-liner.
The manager of the establishment said he also took a call from the victim and told her to call the police.