The Susanville Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that took place at the Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant on Riverside Drive late Saturday evening.
Officers were dispatched to KFC at around 10:50 after receiving a report that an armed robbery had just occurred.
“When officers arrived,” explains Susanville Police Chief Tom Downing, “they learned that while KFC employees were making preparations to close for the night when they were confronted by a male subject who was armed with a handgun and demanded money.”
According to KFC staff the subject is described as, “a possible black male adult, 5’07″ tall and medium build.” The suspect was wearing a mask at the time of the robbery.
Upon receiving cash from the employees, the suspect fled on foot.
Were you in the area Saturday evening?
Police are actively investigating this case and following up on any leads. If you observed anything suspicious in the area of KFC on Saturday night, you are encouraged to contact the Susanville Police Department at (530) 257-5603 or 1801 Main Street in Susanville.
You can remain anonymous if you wish.