(Michigan City, IN) - Michigan City Police have come up empty handed, so far, in their search for an armed robbery suspect at Wendy’s.
Officers were called just before 6 a.m. to the fast food restaurant at 3715 Franklin Street. Police said the manager and another employee were preparing to open for business when confronted by a man wearing dark colored clothing. The suspect, displaying a firearm and demanding money, reportedly fled out the back door with about $1,500.
Police said there were no shots fired and no injuries. Officers formed a wide perimeter around the area in hopes of locating the suspect who remained at-large, police said. Police said it was not known if he fled on foot or in a vehicle.
Investigators were waiting to receive video surveillance from the store in hopes of generating leads in the case. The male suspect was described as black and just under six feet tall with a thin build.