(December 30, 2015)- Cape Coral Police Detectives are investigating an armed robbery at a north Cape Coral McDonald's last night.
Last night around 10:40 PM, Cape Coral Police responded to the McDonald's located at 2541 Del Prado Blvd N. on a report of an armed robbery that had just occurred.
Officers arrived and made contact with store employees. Employees told Officers that 2 white males entered into the restaurant via the north doors. Both had their faces covered with some type of cloth or clothing that was held in place with a string or rope and both were armed with handguns.
The suspects ordered employees to the rear of the store and that they pointed their handguns at them and demanded money from the safe. The suspects also took money from the drive thru register. The suspects then fled the store via the north door and were last seen running northbound from the restaurant on foot with an undisclosed amount of US currency.
Cape Coral Police Department Patrol Officers secured the scene and established a perimeter in the area. Aviation was contacted and searched the nearby woods and neighborhoods. K9 attempted numerous tracks in the area without success.
Forensics responded to the scene. Investigative Services Bureau Det. Bearman responded to the scene and took over the investigation.
Please take a look at the photos below (CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE). If you have any information on the identity of these suspects, please contact the Cape Coral Police Department at 239-574-3223. You can also submit an anonymous tip. Go to www.capecops.com/tips or text a tip- text CCPD+"Your Message" to CRIMES (274637). Finally, you can call Crimestoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS.
CAPE CORAL POLICE DEPARTMENT | Public Affairs Office | 1100 Cultural Park Boulevard | Cape Coral, FL 33990 | (239) 242-3341