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Police: Armed robber shoots through glass to get into McDonald's

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FOREST CITY, NC (FOX Carolina) -

Forest City police are investigating an early morning armed robbery with shots fired at the McDonald’s on Wells Drive.

The robbery occurred around 4:40 a.m. Friday.

Police said a man approached an employee in the parking lot and tried to force his way inside the restaurant. The employee was able to get inside and lock the door, but police said the man pulled out a gun and shot through the glass. Once inside, the gunman pointed the weapon at workers and demanded money.

Police are trying to track down the suspect. He’s around six-feet-tall and was last seen wearing a dark colored hoodie, dark pants, and dark boots.

Police ask anyone with information about the suspect to call the Rutherford County Central Communications Center at (828) 286-2911 or Crime Stoppers at (828) 286-TIPS.   

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