Forrest City Police investigate armed robbery, need help

FORREST CITY, AR (KAIT) - Forrest City Police responded to a call around 12:40 a.m. last Friday about an armed robbery at a McDonald's.

An employee reported he was taking out the trash when three or four individuals forced him back inside the business and ordered him and the other employees to lie on the floor.

The suspects stole an undetermined amount of money from the safe. They also forced the employees to hand over their cell phones and whatever money they had on them.

The employees were taken downstairs, put in a room and told not to come out.

Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to contact the Forrest City Police Department at (870) 633-3434 or Crime Stoppers at (870) 261-1499.

All calls will remain anonymous.

Crime Stoppers will pay a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the persons responsible for this robbery.

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