Police: Knoxville fast food restaurant robbed after suspect takes money from drive-thru

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – A McDonald’s was robbed in Knoxville Wednesday morning.

Investigators say the robbery happened at 2818 Magnolia Avenue around 6:41 a.m. Witnesses say a black male suspect walked to the drive-thru window and reached through. The suspect took an undetermined amount of money from the cash register and fled on foot, according to the report.

Police believe the suspect is in his mid-30s and headed east.

There is no more information at this time. WATE 6 On Your Side has a crew at the scene.

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