On April 28th at approximately 6pm, State College Police officers were dispatched to McDonald’s at 442 E College Ave for a report of disorderly male that had pulled a gun inside the restaurant.
Restaurant staff explained that 23 year old State College resident, Alrick Manning, Jr. came into the restaurant asking for paperwork relating to his employment. Manning quit his job with McDonald’s several days prior. Manning was told that a supervisor would contact him about the whereabouts of his paperwork. Manning then left the restaurant. Manning returned a few minutes later.
Manning again went to the counter and confronted the on duty manager, saying that she was lying about the paperwork not being available. Manning then went around the front counter and walked through the kitchen, back to the manager’s office. Manning then started going through drawers looking for his paperwork. The manager told Manning to leave because he was no longer an employee and was in an employee’s only area. Manning eventually came out of the office, back to the customer side of the front counter.
Manning was repeatedly told to leave due to his causing a disorder in the restaurant. Manning refused to leave. During the confrontation, Manning reached into his backpack and pull out a black handgun. As employees moved to cover, Manning fled from McDonald’s. Manning was found several minutes later on the 200 blk of E College Ave and was taken into custody by police. Manning had a loaded black High Point .380 handgun in his possession.
Manning was charged with felony Terroristic Threats, misdemeanor Disorderly Conduct, Trespass and Simple Assault.
Manning was transported to Centre County Correctional Facility for booking and arraignment. He was held in CCCF with bail set at $50,000.
We are urging anyone who may have information regarding this incident to contact the State College Police Department at (814) 234-7150, by email or submit an anonymous tip through our website.