Waffle House robbery arrest


A man was taken into custody following a violent robbery at a local Waffle House.

According to Gulfport Police, Willie Duckworth entered a Waffle House, jumped over the counter, assaulted an employee and took cash from the register before fleeing the scene.

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Detectives reviewed surveillance footage and were able to track him down after a brief pursuit on Pass Road.

Duckworth was taken to the Harrison County Jail and is being charged with two counts of robbery and one count of motor vehicle theft.