Public Safety

Police looking for suspects in armed robbery at Burger King in SE Cedar Rapids

A suspect pictured in a surveillance photograph from Burger King, 3030 Mount Vernon Rd. SE, Cedar Rapids, on Aug. 14, 2019. (Cedar Rapids Police Department photo)
A suspect pictured in a surveillance photograph from Burger King, 3030 Mount Vernon Rd. SE, Cedar Rapids, on Aug. 14, 2019. (Cedar Rapids Police Department photo)
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CEDAR RAPIDS — Police are looking for information that could lead to the identity of two people who used a handgun to rob a Burger King at 3030 Mount Vernon Rd. SE.

The incident occurred at 5:07 p.m. Aug. 14 when one of the suspects displayed a handgun and stole an undisclosed amount of cash from the restaurant’s register, according to a news release from the Cedar Rapids Police Department,

Both suspects fled on foot.

Anyone who has information regarding the robbery is asked to contact the Cedar Rapids Police Department at (319) 286-5457 or Linn County Crime Stoppers at (800) 272-7463.

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