Surveillance footage appears to show a man pull up in a white Chevrolet and pass the cashier a note.
Photo: Channel 2 Action News
Photo: Channel 2 Action News

Police seek man who tried to rob McDonald’s cashier at drive-thru window

Powder Springs police are trying to find a man who a McDonald’s cashier said tried to rob him with a gun hidden in a Burger King bag. 

Surveillance footage shows the would-be robber pull up to the drive-thru window in a white Chevrolet truck, Channel 2 Action News reported. The man passed the cashier a note. 

The teenage cashier, Alex Miller, said he was “just taking orders” at the time. The 18-year-old told the news station the note said: “Don’t run or I’ll shoot. Put all the money in the bag.” 

“I was really surprised,” he said. “I didn’t really think that it was going to happen.” 

Miller said the man threatened him with what appeared to be a gun in his right hand. He said it was hidden in a Burger King bag. 

Miller told the news station he wasn’t sure what to do, but knew he had to think quickly. 

“So I was telling him that I couldn’t open the door because I needed my manager before I could do that and I closed the window and he was trying to open it,” Miller said.  

Police said the man tried to pry the window open, but ultimately took off on Powder Springs Road. 

An investigation is ongoing. 

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