POLICE: Tyler fast food worker punched delivering food to customer
POSTED: Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 4:41am
UPDATED: Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 10:20am
Tyler, TX (KETK) — A fast food worker was attacked and robbed overnight in Tyler. The assailant is still on the loose.
Police tell KETK, it happened just before midnight Monday at the McDonald's restaurant located at 180 Loop 323 S SW.
The suspect was waiting outside the business when one of the employees exited to deliver food to a waiting customer. The suspect approached the employee punched her and took the food out of her hands. He then ran from the store north bound. Officers searched the area but could not find him.
He was described as a thin black male wearing a white tee shirt and orange ball cap. He was approximately 5’07 to 5’09 and 140 to 150 pounds.
Tyler Police believe the assailant paid for the money before hitting the worker.
Anyone with information about the suspects involved in this crime are urged to contact the Tyler Police Department, at 903-531-1000, or Crimestoppers at 903-597-CUFF (903-597-2833). Crimestoppers will pay up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest and charges filed against the suspects in this case or any felony case.