Wichita police on Tuesday credited an eyewitness in a Burger King drive-through with providing key information about a robbery.
The witness called 911 around 7:20 p.m. Monday after seeing a robber jump over a counter at the Burger King on Oliver near Central and threaten two employees with a box-cutter. One employee emptied contents of a cash register into a bag the suspect provided, police Lt. Steve Kenney said. No one was injured.
The robber left in a vehicle described as a gold-colored, four-door car with the possible Kansas license tag of 584 EDD, Kenney said.
The robber was described as a black man, age 40 to 50, with long hair and a reddish-brown wig, and wearing a black hat and black jacket with gold stripes and 24 on the back.
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Kenney said the witness handled the situation as police want, by immediately getting on the phone to 911 and providing detailed information as the situation was unfolding without endangering himself.