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Would-be McDonald’s robber tries drive-through window, fails

  • The Wichita Eagle
  • Published Tuesday, June 3, 2014, at 12:10 p.m.

Dressed all in black, he climbed through the drive-through window of a south Wichita fast-food restaurant, displayed a gun — and still left empty-handed early Tuesday morning, police said.

A clerk at the McDonald’s at 1630 S. Hillside, near Harry, reported that a man came in through the drive-through window of the business at about 1:45 a.m. Tuesday and demanded the key to the store’s safe, police Lt. Dan East said. But none of the four employees in the store had a key to the safe, so the suspect left through a back door and departed the scene in a dark-colored Buick.

East said he didn’t know if the robber drove away or got into the passenger’s seat.

None of the employees were injured, East said.

Reach Stan Finger at 316-268-6437 or sfinger@wichitaeagle.com. Follow him on Twitter: @StanFinger.

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