Cedar Rapids man faces stalking with dangerous weapon charge

Police respond to alleged incident at Kwik Stop

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CEDAR RAPIDS — A Cedar Rapids man is accused of threatening a convenience store clerk with a loaded gun.

According to the Linn County Attorney’s Office, Cedar Rapids police were dispatched to the Kwik Stop, 2904 Center Point Rd. NE, around 7 p.m. Tuesday for a report of a man stalking an employee at the convenience store and threatening her with a gun.

Officers responded to the store and met with the alleged victim. The woman reported 23-year-old Christopher L. Cungtion, Jr. had threatened her and then showed up at the store to carry out the threat, according to authorities.

Cungtion fled the store before police arrived, but was found in the vicinity of the business, authorities said. He was found to be in possession of a loaded 9 mm Glock.

Cungtion was arrested and has been charged with stalking with a dangerous weapon, assault while displaying a dangerous weapon and driving while barred.

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