MPD: Robbers strike at 2 McDonald’s restaurants in Milwaukee within minutes

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McDonald's near 60th and Silver SpringMILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are investigating an armed robbery and an attempted armed robbery that occurred at two different McDonald’s restaurants on Milwaukee’s north side Thursday morning, January 26th.

The first incident occurred shortly before 6:00 a.m. at the McDonald’s near 60th and Silver Spring.

Police say a suspect aimed a gun at employees and a maintenance worker before obtaining $100. No one was injured.

McDonald's near 60th and Silver Spring

McDonald’s near 60th and Silver Spring

A few minutes later, around 6:00 a.m., an attempted armed robbery occurred at the McDonald’s restaurant near 49th and Hampton. Police say the robbery was attempted at the drive-thru window.

Police say nothing was taken — and no one was injured.

At this time, police believe the same suspects may be responsible for both incidents.

Both McDonald’s locations were¬†closed while officers investigated.

McDonald's near 49th and Hampton

McDonald’s near 49th and Hampton

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