Quantcast
Get breaking news alerts via email

Click here to manage your alerts
Gunwise clerk foils Salt Lake City McDonald’s robbery

First Published Dec 17 2012 01:02 pm • Last Updated Dec 17 2012 02:31 pm

Salt Lake City police say a fast food restaurant employee with an eye for firearms foiled an attempted holdup.

A man entered the McDonald’s at 1533 S. State St. about 8 p.m. Sunday and brandished what appeared to be a black semi-automatic handgun. However, the clerk saw it was really a plastic toy, and he told the suspect the jig was up.

Join the Discussion
Post a Comment

The suspect, described as a white male adult in his early 20s, about 5-foot-7, of medium build and wearing a dark coat and hat with ear flaps, then fled the scene on foot.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call police at 801-799-3000.

remims@sltrib.com




Copyright 2014 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Top Reader Comments Read All Comments Post a Comment
Click here to read all comments   Click here to post a comment


About Reader Comments


Reader comments on sltrib.com are the opinions of the writer, not The Salt Lake Tribune. We will delete comments containing obscenities, personal attacks and inappropriate or offensive remarks. Flagrant or repeat violators will be banned. If you see an objectionable comment, please alert us by clicking the arrow on the upper right side of the comment and selecting "Flag comment as inappropriate". If you've recently registered with Disqus or aren't seeing your comments immediately, you may need to verify your email address. To do so, visit disqus.com/account.
See more about comments here.
Staying Connected
Videos
Jobs
Contests and Promotions
  • Search Obituaries
  • Place an Obituary

  • Search Cars
  • Search Homes
  • Search Jobs
  • Search Marketplace
  • Search Legal Notices

  • Other Services
  • Advertise With Us
  • Subscribe to the Newspaper
  • Login to the Electronic Edition
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Contact a newsroom staff member
  • Access the Trib Archives
  • Privacy Policy
  • Missing your paper? Need to place your paper on vacation hold? For this and any other subscription related needs, click here or call 801.204.6100.