Man sought in Detroit restaurant robbery

Mark Hicks
The Detroit News

Detroit police released surveillance images Tuesday of a person wanted in connection with a robbery at a west side McDonald's.

The man ordered food at about 5:25 p.m. Saturday at the fast food restaurant in the 2800 block of West Grand Boulevard. After eating, the man "approached the cashier and demanded money," investigators said in a statement.

Police said a man shown on camera is wanted in connection to a robbery at the restaurant.

Surveillance footage showed the worker giving him an undisclosed amount of money before he fled on foot.

Authorities describe the suspect as in his 30s or 40s, about 6 feet tall, 180-200 pounds with a mustache and goatee. He was last seen wearing a royal blue hat with a “D’’ in the middle, a black hooded coat, dark blue jeans, black boots and sunglasses.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Detroit Police Department’s Third Precinct Investigative Unit at (313) 596-5340 or (313) 596-5301. Anonymous tips also can be submitted to Crime Stoppers of Michigan at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.