McDonald's employees forced into freezer during early-morning robbery

vhoneycutt@herald-leader.comSeptember 13, 2013 


Lexington police were looking for a man who robbed a Lexington McDonald's and forced the employees into a freezer early Friday.

At 1:24 a.m., police were called to the McDonald's at 1620 Leestown Road, Lexington police spokeswoman Sherelle Roberts said.

Employees told police that a man wearing red nylon or a doo-rag over his face climbed through the drive-through window.

Once inside, he pulled a handgun and forced the employees into the freezer, then took the manager to the cash register and safe.

The suspect took an undetermined amount of cash, Roberts said.

Valarie Honeycutt Spears: (859) 231-3409. Twitter: @vhspears.

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