But Baltimore police can't verify Dr. Carson's account of the robbery, saying in an official tweet: "There was not enough info to identify a police report in reference to the incident."
The Republican presidential candidate got a bit testy when questioned on Friday's Good Morning America: "Well, of course they don't have a record. This happened when i was a resident more than three decades ago."
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Ben Carson facts you should know
Was Dr. Ben Carson really held at gunpoint at Popeyes?
1. He is a weekly opinion columnist for The Washington Times.
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2. He is a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, and his father was a minister.
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3. He was raised in Detroit by a single mother, alongside is older brother Curtis.
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4. He is the recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian award of the United States.
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5. He was the first doctor to successfully separate occipital craniopagus twins in 1987.
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6. He has written six bestselling books, all by an international Christian media and publishing company.
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7. He has criticized “political correctness” because he says it goes against freedom of expression, and became known for this idea when he was the keynote speaker at the National Prayer Breakfast in 2013.
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8. There’s a Lifetime movie made about his life, with Cuba Gooding Jr. in the starring role.
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9. Before November of 2014 Carson was not a member of any political party.
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10. He and his wife started a scholarship fund called "Carson scholars fund" in 1994 which has so far awarded 6,700 scholarships to kids for "academic excellence and humanitarian qualities."
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