MICHIGAN CITY — Police said they are searching for a man accused of displaying a gun before making off with an undetermined amount of money Wednesday morning from the Wendy's fast food restaurant at 3715 Franklin St.
Police said they were contacted shortly before 6 a.m. and informed a man entered the restaurant and confronted the manager and another employee.
The man displayed a firearm, demanded money and fled the store, police said. Neither employee was harmed and the gun was not fired.
The suspect is described as a black male, wearing dark colored clothing, between the ages of 30 and 50, approximately 5 feet, 11 inches tall, and having a thin build, police said.
Police said they are waiting on surveillance video from the restaurant.
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The officer stopped the vehicle and the driver, identified as Likaj, told him he had flown from Boston to Chicago to visit a cousin, but was unable to recall where in the city his cousin lived, according to the incident report.