Man who robbed Patrick Mahomes accepts plea agreement

Updated: Oct. 11, 2017 at 12:13 PM CDT
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SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - The man who admitted to robbing Patrick Mahomes II has accepted a plea deal in court.

Today, Pinkerton accepted a plea agreement in Judge Jack Skeen Jr.'s courtroom. Pinkerton will serve 12 years for each robbery charge.

Michael Pinkerton was facing three charges of robbery. His jury trial was scheduled to begin on Oct. 16.

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Pinkerton was arrested on May 12. He admitted to investigators at the Smith County Sheriff's Office, in a taped statement, that he committed the offense of robbing Mahomes and two other individuals. Pinkerton said he did not know who he was robbing and that it was just a random act with a random target.?

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