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Man attempts to rob McDonald's armed with scissors

By Faith Heaton Jolley | Posted - May 12th, 2014 @ 5:59pm


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OREM — Police are searching for a man involved in an attempted armed robbery Sunday.

Orem police received reports of a robbery around 6 p.m. at the McDonald's on 1265 S. Sandhill Road. Police said a man entered the McDonald's, approached the female cashier and demanded $80 while holding a pair of scissors.

The employee ran to the back of the store and the man left without taking any money, police said.

The man is described as a white male around 6 feet tall and 250 pounds with brown facial hair. At the time of the robbery, he was wearing a black baseball hat, a yellow and gray plaid short-sleeved shirt, blue jeans and white shoes.

The robber was seen leaving the McDonald's in a red or maroon 4-door Dodge passenger car.

Anyone with information about the robbery can contact Orem police at 801-229-7070.

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