Suspect in Driveway Robberies Confessed to One Attack: Docs

By Ray Villeda
|  Friday, Feb 28, 2014  |  Updated 10:19 AM CDT
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In documents obtained by NBC 5, Charles Hunt, a man believed to be connected to recent driveway robberies in Dallas, confessed to police

Ray Villeda, NBC 5 News

In documents obtained by NBC 5, Charles Hunt, a man believed to be connected to recent driveway robberies in Dallas, confessed to police "he picked out victims he thought would not fight or carry weapons."

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New documents reveal that one person arrested in connection to a series of Dallas driveway robberies has confessed to an attack.

According to documents obtained exclusively by NBC 5, 51-year-old Charles Hunt confessed to holding up an Irving mother, Pamela Larr, on Feb. 19. Hunt admitted to using one of her stolen credit cards at a 7-Eleven in Euless. He even told police, “he picked out victims he thought would not fight or carry weapons.”

“I thought not without a fight," Larr said. "I’m just not gonna go down like that."

Larr fought Hunt off when he approached her with a gun.

“A guy put a gun in front of my face and said, ‘I don’t want to have to shoot you. Give me your purse,’ and I said, ‘Why don’t you just get on out of here,’ and he just kind of looked at me and said, ‘Give me your purse,’” Larr said. "And I saw the gun right there and I pushed it away.”

Larr remembers thinking the gun felt odd. Hunt later confessed to using a toy gun. He told police he “would never hurt anyone.”

After a struggle, Larr said she broke a clipboard on Hunt’s head. She still has bruises from the attack.

The Dallas Police Department announced on Feb. 21 that Hunt and 27-year-old Santana Andrews were arrested connected to the robberies. Maj. Jeff Cotner said the two were arrested at Feb. 20, following the report of a driveway robbery that same evening on N. Montclair Avenue.

According to the documents, when Hunt was pulled over and arrested, he was carrying stolen credit cards — including one that belonged to Larr.

“My first thing that I thought of was, ‘Thank you God for letting this happen so quick,’” Larr said. “I think about it all the time. I wake up thinking about it, when I leave the house I think about it, when I come home I think about it. If I hear a noise, I think about it.” 

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