Iowa City police respond to armed robbery at McDonald's
Incident occurred early Sunday morning
Iowa City police responded to reports of an armed robbery at McDonald’s, 1861 Lower Muscatine Rd., at approximately 5:08 a.m. on September 4.
According to a release from the Iowa City Police Department, the suspect walked into the store brandishing a handgun and demanding cash and property. The suspect then left the store on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash and/or property in an unknown direction.
Officers were unable to locate the suspect. The University of Iowa police department assisted with the investigation.
Victims described the subject as a slender black male, approximately 5’8” to 5’10”, wearing a black hoodie, a Navy blue ski mask, black pants, and black shoes.
No one was injured during the robbery, authorities added.
The Iowa City CrimeStoppers is offering up to a $1,000 cash reward leading to the arrest of the suspect, and anyone with information about the crime is urged to contact CrimeStoppers at (319) 358-TIPS (8477).
This incident follows a string of Iowa City robberies earlier this summer, including a different McDonald’s location, a Culver’s, a Pancheros and a First American Bank.