Man sought in Burger King attack, attempted robbery
Posted September 6, 2012
Raleigh, N.C. — Raleigh police are looking for a man who attacked a Burger King employee during an attempted robbery last month.
Investigators say the would-be robber entered the restaurant, at 3701 Hillsborough St., shortly before 10 p.m. on Aug. 22 and struck one of two employees with a handgun.
While leaving, police say, the man shot at the employee. No one was injured.
Investigators are looking for a white man of Hispanic ethnicity, who stands about 6 feet 2 inches tall and has a thin build.
Surveillance photos show him wearing a curly, black wig, dark "skinny" jeans, black sneakers and a white shirt under a black zip-up windbreaker jacket.
Police believe he might have fled the scene on a black bicycle.
Anyone with information about the robbery or who might recognize the man in the photos is asked to contact Raleigh Crime Stoppers at 919-834-4357 or to report a tip at the Crime Stoppers website, http://www.raleighcrimestoppers.org.
Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for anonymous tips that help solve cases.