Brazen armed robber climbs in drive-thru window on Canal Street

Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
November 20, 2018 - 9:48 am

New Orleans Police are looking for a man who robbed a McDonald's on Canal Street by sticking a rifle through the drive-thru window and partially climbing into the bushiness.

"The suspect approached the drive-thru window and stuck his upper body into the window," according to the Major Offense Log. "The suspect, armed with a rifle, demanded the employee to open the register. The employee complied and the suspect fled on foot in an unknown direction."

The report describes the suspect as a "Black male, 5'11", 200 pounds, clothing covering his face, wearing an orange hoodie."

The armed robbery happened around 7:55pm in the 2700 block of Canal Street, near Broad. 

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