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Armed robbers target drive-thru lanes at fast food restaurants

Reported by: Amber Dixon
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Updated: 9/01/2013 10:20 pm
LAS VEGAS -- Las Vegas Metro police are warning people to be aware of their surroundings while waiting in the drive-thru lane of fast food restaurants.

During the past month there have been approximately five incidents in which people waiting in their vehicles in the drive-thru lane have been robbed.

In each case, an unknown black male adult suspect has approached the citizens and demanded money while armed with a firearm.

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is encouraging residents of the community to beware and remain cautious while making purchases in drive-thru windows at fast food restaurants.

Metro is requesting assistance from the Las Vegas citizens in identifying the suspect(s) involved in these crimes.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, Robbery Section, at (702) 828-3591, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555 or visit


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