Edwardsville Police are on the lookout for an armed man who tried to hold up a fast-food restaurant this morning. A tall and thin white male, wearing dark clothing, gloves and a face mask entered the McDonalds Restaurant on Troy Road at about 3:45am by climbing through the drive-thru window. One employee was shot in the leg during the incident.
The employees injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. Edwardsville Police Lieutenant Charles Kohlberg tells The Big Z the suspect did not get any money and fled out the back door of the restaurant.
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None of the other employees were injured. If you have any information on this crime, or believe you saw something out of place in the area at that time, Kohlberg asks you call Edwardsville Police. That number is (618) 656-2131. The anonymous tip line is (618) 692-7552.