FORT MYERS, Fla.- The 16-year-old accused of robbing the Wendy's on Palm Beach Boulevard faced a judge for the first time today. Kristian Foster faces a long list of felony charges including robbery with a firearm, kidnapping and carjacking.
A judge ruled Foster will be held for 21 days in the Juvenile Detention Center. He will then appear before a judge again for arraignment on these latest felony charges.
Our cameras were rolling as Foster was walked from the detention center into juvenile court this morning, less than 24 hours after he was taken into custody. There is no word as to whether he will be tried as an adult or a juvenile. The Lee County Sheriff's Office is still looking for at least one more suspect in the Wendy's robbery.
Meanwhile, authorities are still investigating two other robberies very close to the Wendy's restaurant Foster is suspected of trying to rob, one at Domino's last Friday and another at Dunkin Donuts on Tuesday.
Sheriff Mike Scott said he believes they may all be connected.
This is far from being Foster's first run-in with the law. He has been arrested several times before, including once in 2011 for robbery with a firearm.