Man attempts to rob Fairview Heights McDonald's -

Man attempts to rob Fairview Heights McDonald's

(KMOV)--Authorities are looking for the suspect who attempted to rob a McDonald’s in Fairview Heights on Sunday.

Around 11:00 p.m. police we called to investigate an attempted armed robbery at the McDonald’s on the 6300 block of North Illinois Street.

Officers were advised that the suspect entered the restaurant and approached the counter.  The suspect allegedly demanded the employee empty the cash drawer and give him the money. The suspect then displayed a handgun. 

The employee called for a manager and the suspect fled the restaurant on foot. 

The suspect is described as a 22-year-old white male, 5 feet 5 inches tall, 155 pounds, brown hair, wearing a khaki hat, Navy t-shirt, and khaki shorts. 

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call Fairview Heights Police Detectives at (618) 489-2100.

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