Man orders drink, then robs Elizabeth City McDonald’s

Elizabeth City Police Generic

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (WAVY) – A suspect who robbed a McDonald’s late Sunday night ordered a drink first, according to police.

Officers were called to the McDonald’s on Ehringhaus Street in reference to an armed robbery around 11 p.m.

The cashier said the suspect ordered a drink then handed over a demand note. When the cashier reportedly questioned him about the note, the suspect pulled up his hoodie, revealing a gun. The cashier then handed over money.

No one was injured in the robbery.

The suspect fled on foot toward Harriot Drive. He was described as a white man, about 5 feet, 8 inches tall with a bald head and mustache and tattoos covering both arms. He was wearing a gray short sleeve sweatshirt and khaki cargo shorts.

Police have not released any surveillance images at this time.

Officers were called to another robbery at a fast food restaurant a few days earlier. A suspect robbed the Kentucky Fried Chicken on S. Hughes Blvd. 

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