Man Robs Australian McDonald’s with Screwdriver

A MAN armed with a screwdriver robbed a McDonald’s in Sydney’s west on Sunday night.

The outlet on Olympic Drive, Lidcobme, was held up about 8pm.

Burwood police duty officer Mark Scifleet said: “He’s approached the female manager and held the screwdriver close to her chest and he’s forced her to open a safe and two tills.

“He’s taken cash and (left) through the front door and was last seen running towards Vaughan St.”

The man was described as being 25-30 years old, 180-185cm tall, white, of medium build with fair skin.

He was wearing a black balaclava, dark bomber jacket and green tracksuit pants with a yellow stripe, and gloves.

Flemington detectives are investigating the robbery and would like anyone with information to come forward.



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