An actress from the popular television show "Diff'rent Strokes" was jailed after a video store clerk was robbed at gunpoint.
Dana Plato, who played 13-year-old Kimberly Drummond on the long-running show, was arrested Thursday after she approached officers investigating the robbery and the clerk pointed her out as the suspect, said Las Vegas Metro Police Lt. Charles Davidaitis.The clerk had recognized the woman as the actress when she held up the store, despite an all-black disguise that included sunglasses and a hat, Davidaitis said. He said $160 was taken in the robbery.
Plato, 26, was booked for investigation of armed robbery and use of a deadly weapon in commission of a crime. She remained in county jail on $20,000 bail.