McDonald's armed robbery: 'Gunman' steals cash in terrifying raid on fast food chain

A GUNMAN stole cash in a terrifying armed robbery at a McDonald's in Bristol today.

Armed cops swooped on the fast food restaurant after the raid at around 7am in Yate.

They confirmed there were no injuries with a hunt ongoing to find the culprit.

Police said the suspect, who reportedly was seen with a firearm, made off with a "quantity of cash".

The raid is being linked to another robbery last night at a fried chicken restaurant in the same area.

Detective Inspector Will Thorpe said: "Officers are currently at the scene of McDonald's in Yate following an incident this morning.

"Shortly after 7am we received a report of an armed robbery, in which a male had made off with a quantity of cash.

"Nobody was injured during the incident but a firearm was reportedly sighted.

"A search of the area, including with the assistance of the NPAS helicopter, is continuing at this time."

McDonald's confirmed the incident had taken place in a statement.

A spokesperson said: "We can confirm that an incident took place this morning at our Yate restaurant.

"We are currently supporting our people and assisting police with their ongoing enquiries.”

Anyone with information can call police on 101 using reference number 5221027524.

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