Hungry Teen Faces Felony After Trying to Steal Cheeseburger

A teenage girl is facing felony charges after walking into a Burger King with a knife and trying to steal a cheeseburger, Tampa police said.

The girl — who had recently been released from the county Juvenile Assessment Center — told authorities she was hungry when she wielded a kitchen knife and demanded the cheeseburger.

The girl is now facing charges of felony armed burglary, felony armed robbery and violation of home detention.