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Bartonville McDonald's robbed by man with hammer

BARTONVILLE - The Bartonville Police Department is looking for a man who robbed the McDonald's location on Garfield Wednesday night.

The BPD responded to the location at 1205 W. Garfield Ave. at approximately 11:55 p.m. An employee told officials a man wearing a hooded sweatshirt, jeans and a black mask used a hammer to break one of the exterior doors and one of the interior lobby doors allowing him to gain access to the building using the hammer. 

The suspect demanded money and fled the scene after the employee turned over an undisclosed amount of cash.

This robbery is under investigation and anyone with information is encouraged to call the BPD at (309) 697-2323. 

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