KFC robbed at gunpoint Friday evening

KFC Robbery Suspect

The KFC located on Highway 50 was robbed at gunpoint by this suspect at 8:45 p.m. Friday evening. (submitted photo)

O’FALLON – Police responded to an armed robbery at the Kentucky Fried Chicken located across from the Auffenberg Auto Mall at approximately 8:48 p.m. Friday evening.

The O’Fallon Police Department responded to an alarm at the KFC Restaurant, located at 1717 W. Hwy 50 O’Fallon IL.  Investigation revealed an armed robbery had just occurred.  The suspect described as a male, medium height and medium build, wearing all black clothing with his face covered entered the restaurant just before closing time.

The suspect brandished a firearm at employees and demanded money.  He fled the restaurant on foot with an undetermined amount of cash and was last seen running south from the scene toward the Castle Acres Mobile Home Community, 1713 W. Hwy 50 O’Fallon IL.

Anyone having information on the incident is encouraged to contact the O’Fallon, Illinois Police Department (618-624-4545, ext 0).