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Man robs victim at gunpoint after victim refuses to buy him food

(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

A 34-year-old Miami-Dade man is now behind bars after he reportedly robbed another man who refused to buy him food.
The incident occurred at the Wendy’s on 8295 NW 27th Ave, Thursday.
Officials say John Earl Taylor approached the victim as he was getting out of his vehicle and asked him to buy him some chicken nuggets.
The victim reportedly told Taylor that he only had enough money for himself and continued to walk into the Wendy’s.
When the victim walked back out of the restaurant, Taylor again approached the victim, this time with a semi-automatic gun with an extended magazine.
Taylor reportedly demanded the victim’s gold chain and car key before taking off with both.
A detective located the victim’s vehicle the next day around 10:15 a.m. in the area of Northwest Seventh Avenue and 79th Street.
Taylor noticed several officers arriving at the scene and fled the scene in the vehicle.
He was eventually taken into custody after he crashed the vehicle in the area of Northwest 10th Avenue and 119th Street.
The suspect was taken to Jackson North Medical Center and treated for minor injuries before being booked into the Metrowest Detention Center.
He now faces charges of armed robbery/carjacking, fleeing and eluding police, and driving with a suspended license.