According to the Burbank Police Department, Hicks, 25, was accused of robbing several people on the street on Wednesday morning. He was arrested about 2 p.m. and is being held in jail on $350,000 bail, according to court records. He is due to appear in court on Friday.
Hicks starred as Luther on the Disney XD show from 2009 to 2012. He also appeared in Hulu’s “Freakish,” in 2016-2017, and the 2015 film “The Boy Next Door.”
According to TMZ, which first reported on the arrest, Hicks and his girlfriend went up to several people and put a gun in their face, demanding money. Two of the victims were women in their 70s, TMZ reported.
Burbank police identified the second suspect as Danni Tamburo, 23, of Burbank. According to police, the first robbery was reported at 5:15 a.m. at Burbank Boulevard and Griffith Park Drive. A 52-year-old man told police he was walking in the area when a man who pointed a gun at him and demanded his wallet. He fled and was unharmed.
Three additional robberies occurred while police were investigating the first one, all within minutes of each other, police said. The victims provided similar descriptions of the suspects, who were said to be driving in a dark-colored Kia.
Police were able to locate the car in the 1600 block of Scott Road, and detained a female said to be connected to one of the suspects. The officers recovered some of the stolen property at the scene. A SWAT team was then sent to serve a search warrant at the suspects’ home in the 1800 block of North Niagara Street, where Tamburo and Hicks were found and arrested.
Police say that Tamburo was the driver. She was also booked on $350,000 bail.
Jail records show that Hicks was also arrested in July and September of 2017.