Mikkail Shaw was charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon and offered up his plea in a North Carolina courtroom on Monday (27Jun16).

According to police reports, he was one of three armed intruders who took cash and electronics from a Raleigh apartment, where the 2011 American Idol winner was visiting a friend in May, 2014.

The robbers were reportedly armed with two pistols and an AK-47 assault rifle. They forced MCCreery and his friends into a closet and told them to stay there until they had left.