Homeless man asks for job, pulls knife on Carlisle restaurant owner
A man ended up behind bars after he pulled a knife on a Carlisle restaurant owner while inquiring about a job, police said. Jederiah Gilbert, 37, is charged with robbery, simple assault by physical menace and weapons offenses.
It happened Wednesday around 9 p.m. at the Bocca Felice Italian Eatery at 105 North Hanover Street in Carlisle. According to police reports, Gilbert came into the restaurant to inquire about a job and then requested leftover food. The owner denied him both requests.
Gilbert then slid into the booth next to the owner and pulled out a knife and said, “Dude, I hate to do this, but I need food and money.”
The owner was able to get away and call 911 for help. Police found Gilbert a short distance away and took him into custody.