DAYTON (WDTN) — Police are investigating an armed robbery a Dayton Burger King.
Officers responded to a call at the restaurant in the 1100 block of North Gettysburg Avenue around 7:20 a.m. on Wednesday.
Police say a man walked into the restaurant, showed a gun, made threats and got away with cash. Workers described the gun as a semi-automatic handgun, according to police.
Witnesses say the suspect fled the restaurant and drove away in a white Pontiac Grand Am, heading towards Hoover Avenue. Police say they’re looking for the vehicle with the license plate number GVN2173.
The suspect was described as a black male, standing between 5’6″ and 5’9″. He was wearing a black jacket, blue jeans and a Pittsburgh Steelers ballcap.
Workers told police the man said to “be quiet and give them the money”, before running out of the restaurant, slipping through a hole in the fence to an adjoining business and getting away in a car.
No one was injured during the robbery.
Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call Dayton Police.