Man, 79, Arrested on Child Sex Crime Charge After Quick-Thinking Whataburger Workers Take Action
Police in Texarkana, Texas, responded after fast-food restaurant employees acted on the adage, “if you see something, say something.”
They are glad they did, and as a result, 79-year-old Michael Clark was charged with indecency with a child and solicitation of prostitution, according to KFVS-TV.
Texarkana police posted on Facebook the saga of the quick-thinking workers who ruined whatever might have been planned on a day when a suspected child abuser met his match.
“We got a 911 call from the employees at the Whataburger on New Boston Road a little before noon on Tuesday. They told us that a juvenile girl and an older man were there eating together and something didn’t seem right about the situation,” the post said.
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“As we started trying to figure out what was going on, it became increasingly obvious that their instincts were spot on,” the post said.
“Turns out that the two barely knew each other,” the post said.
But the two had a brief but dark history, according to the report.
Police said the girl, who was 13, told them that Clark “offered her money in exchange for sexual favors that day and had …