McDonald's release statement after armed robbery at York Road restaurant

McDonald's have declined to state how much cash was taken during an armed robbery at their York Road restaurant this morning.

Tuesday, 18th December 2018, 12:05 pm
Updated Tuesday, 18th December 2018, 12:08 pm

Masked men wielding metal bars struck at the Killingbeck fast food outlet at 8.20am, as a security vehicle was collecting takings.Nobody was hurt but the robbers escaped with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The restaurant has now re-opened after police finished their investigations at the scene.

A spokesman for the fast food chain said:-

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McDonald's on York Road

"We can confirm there was an incident at the Killingbeck restaurant this morning at around 8.20am.

"No staff or customers were injured and we are providing support to our restaurant team.

"The restaurant is currently closed at the request of the police and we are currently working with the police to help in their investigations."

McDonald's on York Road