Man charged with robbery after putting soda in McDonald’s water cup

Cody Morris (Courtesy: Washington County Sheriff's Office)

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (WCMH) – An Arkansas teen is facing a felony charge after he put soda in a water cup at McDonald’s.

According to Springdale police, 18-year-old Cody Morris and two friends ordered cups of water in the drive-thru, dumped out the water, then came inside and refilled the cups with soda.

The manager realized what was going on and asked the trio to return the drinks.

Police said two of the three gave back the cups, but Morris did not.

The manager reportedly stood behind Morris’ car and tried to stop them from leaving. He was struck by the car as they tried to leave.

The manager was struck again as he continued trying to block the escape.

Police later arrested Morris and charged him with felony robbery.

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