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A 22-year-old homeless man accused of trying to steal six chicken nuggets from a northeast Dallas fast-food restaurant Sunday night faces a robbery charge, police documents say.

Marquis Marsh walked into a Wendy’s restaurant in the 6000 block of Greenville Avenue near East Lovers Lane about 9:30 p.m., jumped over the counter, grabbed the nuggets and jumped back over the counter, knocking over the cash register, the documents said.

The store manager tried to stop Marsh, who punched him several times in the head and dropped the nuggets, police said. Marsh fled the restaurant, and the manager called 911, the documents said.Two Dallas police officers who were in the area when the call went out spotted Marsh. They arrested him after a brief foot chase.

“I paid for those nuggets,” Marsh yelled at the officers.

He was being held at the Dallas County Jail on $3,500 bail , according to jail records. The store manager was treated for minor injuries at the scene.