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KFC Restaurant Robbed at Gunpoint

Posted September 16, 2007 2:39 p.m. EDT

— Burlington police are looking for an armed robber who held up a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant.

Just after 12 a.m. Sunday, police Sgt. C. E. Gaddis said a masked gunman walked up to KFC employees as they were exiting the restaurant on Huffman Mill Rd..

The suspect had a handgun and forced the employees back inside.

The employees gave the suspect money from the cash register; he then left the restaurant. No one was injured.

The suspect was described as a black male, 5’ 9” and approximately 200 lbs. with a light skin tone complexion. He was wearing a dark green jacket over a white shirt and green camouflage pants. A black colored ski- type mask was covering his face and head.

Anyone with information about the robbery should call the Burlington Police Department at 229-3503.

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