Robbery at the McDonald’s on East 26th and Broad streets, suspect in custody

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A late night robbery in the city of Erie remains under investigation.

The robbery was reported around 11:40 last night at the McDonald’s near East 26th and Broad streets.  Police say the man entered the restaurant and demanded money, but did not show a weapon.  The cashier refused and the man fled.

He was found a short time later behind a nearby Burger King and taken into custody.  He was identified by surveillance footage and the cashier.  No weapon was found.

He was arraigned earlier this morning.
 

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