Cops nab McDonald’s robbery suspect

The McDonald's on North Keowee was the target of a robber
The McDonald's on North Keowee was the target of a robber

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – One person is in custody following a robbery attempt at a Dayton McDonald’s Tuesday morning.

Investigators told 2 NEWS a man walked into the restaurant at 1700 N. Keowee St. around 11:00 and demanded money from an employee before going behind the counter in an attempt to to get at a cash drawer.

When that didn’t work, he approached a manager, who also refused to cooperate.

Officers said the suspect then ran from the store and was spotted crossing the Keowee Street bridge, changing his clothes along the way.

Police quickly arrived and made the arrest.

The restaurant was full at the time of the incident. The suspect acted as if he had a gun, but no weapon was displayed.

The name of the suspect has not been released.

No injuries were reported. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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