Walk-up robbery at drive-thru window

Submitted photo / Michigan City Police Dept.Video surveillance image shows the suspect who robbed the McDonald's on Michigan Boulevard on Thursday night by walking up to the drive-thru window and displaying a weapon.

MICHIGAN CITY – Police have released a surveillance video photo of a suspect who robbed a fast food restaurant on the east side Thursday night and are asking the public for help in identifying him.

The armed robbery occurred about 10:30 p.m. at the McDonald's restaurant at 2404 E. Michigan Blvd., near the intersection of Michigan Boulevard and Ashland Avenue, according to Michigan City Police.

The suspect, described only as a black male wearing a gray hoodie and a mask, approached the drive-thru window on foot, police said. He displayed a weapon and got away with money from the register.

He then ran away from the scene.

No injuries were reported.

Anyone with information or who potentially witnessed the incident should contact Det. Cpl. Jillian Ashley at (219) 874-3221, ext. 1082, or jashley@emichigancity.com

- From staff reports

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