Police searching for armed suspect who robbed Merced restaurant

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Wednesday, May 25, 2022

MERCED, Calif. (KFSN) -- The search is on for a suspect who robbed a burger restaurant in Merced late Tuesday night.

It happened just after 9 pm at the 5-star Burger on Yosemite Parkway and Marthella Avenue.

Police said the armed suspect came up to the ordering window, pulled out a gun and demanded cash from the employee.

The suspect took the money and then ran away. No one was hurt.

A photo from a surveillance camera released by Merced police shows the suspect in a black hooded sweatshirt and mask.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Merced Police Department.