San Diego police search for suspects who attempted to rob Burger King

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Robbery Unit were asking for assistance identify and locate the suspects wanted for an attempted robbery at a Burger King in the Barrio Logan area.

On November 14, at approximately 9:45 p.m., two unknown male suspects walked into the Burger King located 1220 S. 28th Street, in San Diego and approached the counter. Suspect # 1 told the employee to give him the money. 

The employee could not understand suspect # 1 because he was whispering.  The employee asked suspect # 1 to repeat what he had said.  Suspect # 1 told the employee to open the register and give him the money. 

The employee told suspect # 1 that she did not have the register key and would need to get it from the manager.  Suspect # 1 pulled up his shirt and showed the employee a handgun in his waistband. 

The employee retreated to the back of the kitchen area.  Both suspects walked out of the restaurant without any money.   

Suspect # 1 is described as a White male, early to mid 20’s, 5’6” tall, weighing 150 to 160 lbs, medium build, reddish-blond hair, closely trimmed beard, wearing a red and white long sleeve plaid shirt, dark pants, tan work boots, and was in possession of a black semi-automatic handgun.

Suspect # 2 is described as a White male, early to mid 20’s, 5’8” tall, weighing 170 to 180 lbs, medium build, brown hair, mustache, unshaven, black framed prescription glasses, grey short sleeve t-shirt, dark pants, and tan work boots.

Anyone with information on this case should call the San Diego Police Department’s Robbery Unit at (619) 531-2299 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477.

Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case. Anonymous email and text messages can be sent via www.sdcrimestoppers.org.

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