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Woman gets 15 years for robbing White Castle with water gun

Michelle White was sentenced to 15 years in prison after robbing a White Castle restaurant with a water gun. (Photo: KTVI)

Michelle White was sentenced to 15 years in prison after robbing a White Castle restaurant with a water gun. (Photo: KTVI)

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KTVI) — A St. Louis mother of three was sentenced to 15 years in prison Friday for robbing a White Castle with a water gun.

According to KTVI, prosecutors said Michelle White, 33, drove handed a White Castle employee a threatening note and then pulled out a water gun.

“The employees ran to the back of the restaurant, so White squeezed through the drive thru window and stole more than $600,” Asst. Circuit Attorney Melissa Giliam said.

A firefighter noticed the crime and wrote down White’s license plate number and called police.

“Police found her at her home, but she proceeded to jump off the roof,” Gilliam said.¬†“She almost died.”

White broke her arm, leg and pelvis during the fall. Gilliam told FOX2 White was on drugs.

White’s criminal history includes killing someone while driving drunk.