Unarmed robber targets Detroit McDonald's, police search for suspect

Posted at 3:18 PM, Mar 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-15 15:19:32-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Detroit Police need help identifying a suspect wanted in an unarmed robbery that happened on the city's east side.

On Feb. 13 around 10:47 a.m., the suspect was talking on his phone inside the McDonald's on the 10000 block of Gratiot. Whe the cashier opened the register, the man approached, pushed the cashier and grabbed an undisclosed amount of money.

He then ran out of the store, last seen eastbound on Knodell.

The suspect is described as a black man about 200 pounds in his 30's with a full beard. He was last seen wearing a black skull cap, tan jacket with a red jacket underneath and dark-colored pants.

Anyone who recognizes the suspect is asked to cal Detroit Police at (313) 596-5540 or Crime Stoppers at (800) SPEAK-UP.