Atlanta police are investigating an armed robbery at McDonald's earlier this month. (Credit: Channel 2 Action News)

McDonald’s workers chased into freezer during armed robbery

Three McDonald’s employees in Atlanta were held at gunpoint and forced inside a freezer during a robbery. 

According to a police report, the robber broke into the restaurant on the 3500 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard about 2:30 a.m. Feb 10, jumped over the counter and chased two men into a freezer at gunpoint. 

One victim told police she was at the front of the store when she heard booms from the south side doors. 

The robber then demanded that she “put the money in the bags,” police said. He then jumped behind the counter and chased two employees inside a freezer. 

The criminal held employees at gunpoint, then took off with cash from the drive-through.

The man then went near the drive-thru part of the restaurant and took $300 from the female cashier, according to the police report. 

Police are still looking for the suspect, believed to be 6-foot-1 and between 175 and 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing all black and with a red bandanna over his face. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Atlanta police. Tipsters can also remain anonymous, and be eligible for rewards of up to $2,000, by contacting Crime Stoppers Atlanta at 404-577-8477, texting information to 274637 or visiting

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