Man arrested after attempting to rob Raising Cane's where 2 off-duty officers were eating

Police said Justin Carter attempted to rob the Cane's on Bardstown Road before two officers confronted him.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — One Louisville man was arrested after he attempted to rob a fast-food restaurant where two off-duty police officers were.

LMPD said Justin Carter came into the Raising Cane's at 1250 Bardstown Road at around 10 p.m. Feb. 15 masked and armed, showing his gun to an employee and demanding cash.

Two off-duty Elizabethtown police officers who were inside the Cane's confronted Carter, who then dropped his gun and ran. The officers followed him to Beechwood Avenue nearby, where he was taken into custody.

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Carter is a convicted felon who had used a weapon stolen from Jeffersontown police. He was charged with possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, receiving stolen property and robbery.

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