Man Pleads Guilty in Robbery of 'American Idol' Winner Scotty McCreery

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Scotty McCreery performs during the 2011 'American Idols Live!' tour at the RBC Center on July 27, 2011 in Raleigh, N.C. 

A man has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from the robbery of American Idol winner Scotty McCreery and some of his friends two years ago.

WTVD-TV in Durham reports that 21-year-old Mikkail Shaw pleaded guilty on Monday (June 27). He was charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon.

Scotty McCreery Robbery Suspect Arrested

According to police, three armed people burst into the apartment in Raleigh on May 5, 2014, and took wallets, cash and electronics. A search warrant says the robbers were armed with two pistols and an AK-47 assault rifle. They forced McCreery and his friends into a closet, then told them to count to 100 before they could come out.

The warrant says Shaw was identified through forensic evidence.

McCreery won TV's American Idol in 2011.


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