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Raleigh police seek McDonald's robber

Posted October 4, 2012

— Raleigh police released surveillance images Thursday from an early-morning hold-up two weeks ago at a McDonald's restaurant on Wake Forest Road.

Around 3 a.m. on Sept. 24, police say, a man forced at gunpoint a truck driver making a delivery to McDonald's into the restaurant, where he said he was robbing the place but fled without taking any cash.

The man, described as a black male in his 20s or 30s, about 6 feet 2 inches tall and 165 to 180 pounds, left the scene in an older-model Chevrolet Caprice. The car was painted in light over dark, two-toned style with aftermarket rims.

The robber was seen in surveillance footage wearing a New York Yankees baseball cap, dark trousers and a dark-colored, zip-up fleece jacket with gray shoulders.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 919-834-HELP or report a tip online. Crime Stoppers pays cash for anonymous tips that help solve cases.


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  • outhousecat Oct 5, 2012

    His description sounds like the last guy that attacked that woman on the ATT.

  • davido Oct 5, 2012


    Glad nobody was hurt!

  • romneycare Oct 5, 2012

    They pay cash for anonymous tips!

  • Dan Cooper Oct 5, 2012

    I have seen this vehicle in the poole rd. Russ street area.

    Call the number and tell them

  • Toddler10-21 Oct 5, 2012

    I have seen this vehicle in the poole rd. Russ street area.

  • dbop90 Oct 5, 2012

    Its called attempted robbery

  • 12-21-12 Oct 5, 2012

    Is it a robbery when nothing was stolen?