Police seek public’s help identifying suspect in string of SLC fast food robberies

Posted at 8:53 PM, Jul 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-19 22:55:15-04

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SALT LAKE CITY — Police seek the public’s help identifying a suspect in a string of fast food robberies in Salt Lake City.

The three robberies occurred this month. The first incident took place on July 14 at a Kentucky Fried Chicken, 400 S. 555 East.

According to Salt Lake City police, the male suspect approached the counter and demanded money. He then left on foot in an unknown direction.

Due to the similar manner of robberies, police believe, the man is also a suspect in thefts at McDonald’s, 1655 W. 700 North, on July 15, and Burger King, 575 E. 400 South, July 19.

The suspect is described as a man in his 20s, about six feet tall, with a thin build. He was last seen wearing a baggy black hoodie with red on the inside of the hood. The suspect was also wearing aviator-style sunglasses.

Anyone with information on the identity of the suspect is asked to call Salt Lake City police at 801-799-3000. Anonymous tips may be sent by text to 274637.