Wright County authorities are looking for a suspect in an incident at the Clearwater Burger King and a robbery at the Monticello Burger King early Thursday morning.
On Thursday (September 19, 2013) at 12:43 am, the Wright County Sheriff’s Office was notified of an incident at the Burger King,945 Ash Street in Clearwater. An employee was leaving the parking lot in a vehicle when a male subject tapped on the vehicle window with a black handgun. The employee subsequently fled the scene in their vehicle. The suspect was described as being dressed in all black. A search of the area did not locate the suspect.
On Thursday (September 19, 2013) at 5:18 am, the Wright County Sheriff’s Office was notified of an armed robbery at the Burger King Restaurant,200 7th Street East, in Monticello. A white male wearing all black clothing and a black ski mask approached an employee as they were opening the restaurant. The suspect had a black handgun and forced the employee into the store and took an undetermined amount of money. The area was checked for the suspect, with negative results.
Both incidents remain under investigation by the Wright County Sheriff’s Office. Anyone with information can call the Wright County Sheriff’s Office at 763 682-1162