Hardee’s in Burlington robbed at gunpoint

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Hardee's robbery suspect. (Photo courtesy: Burlington Police)

BURLINGTON, N.C. — Police on Monday released surveillance images of a suspect wanted for robbing a Hardee’s fast food restaurant at gunpoint.  

Police said the suspect was armed with a gun when he entered the Hardee’s at 2349 East Maple Ave., approached a cashier and demanded money around 9:30 p.m. Sunday. 

The suspect made off with an undisclosed amount of cash.  He was last seen running east through the parking lot of the restaurant. 

The suspect is described as a white male between the ages of 25 and 35.  He stood about 5’9″ tall and had brown hair.  Police said he also had an apparent injury to his right eye, which was red and bruised. 

No injuries were reported.

Police are investigating and that ask anyone with information would call Crimestoppers at (336) 229-7100.