Wednesday, December 22, 2021
Detectives investigating a sequence of robberies and burglaries concentrating on McDonald’s drive-thrus in Leeds have launched photographs of the masked suspect displaying tattoos on his wrists.
The pictures had been from an armed theft that occurred at a McDonald’s restaurant in Killingbeck Drive at 4am on October 26.
The suspect, who was armed with a hammer, approached the drive-thru window and tried to steal the until drawer however dropped it.
He then went inside and threatened employees earlier than escaping with the until drawer.
The identical suspect is believed to be liable for 5 different related incidents at McDonald’s premises.
At about 6.30am on November 19, he sneaked into the restaurant in Low Street, Hunslet, by an insecure hearth exit and hid from employees earlier than getting into the drive-thru pay space. He then threatened a member of employees with a crowbar and stole the until.
A restaurant in Oakwood Lane was focused at about 5.50am on November 16. The offender pressured the drive-thru window with a crowbar and reached inside to take the until.
At 4.40am on November 6, the male spent a number of minutes making an attempt to pressure the drive-thru window on the Cardigan Fields department however left empty handed when disturbed by employees.
At about 5.20am the identical day, the suspect tried to steal the until by the drive-thru window on the McDonald’s in Elland Street however fled when noticed by a member of employees.
The department at Low Street, Hunslet, was additionally focused at about 9.30pm on October 12 when the male tried to pressure with drive-thru window with a crowbar however ran off after his makes an attempt failed.
Detective Inspector Dan Bates, of Leeds District CID, stated: “The suspect has had his face lined on every event however has revealed tattoos on each his wrists as he reached by one of many drive-thru home windows.
“Though these tattoos can’t be seen intimately on the pictures, we hope that somebody could possibly recognise him from these or have well-founded suspicions about who he’s.
“We’re persevering with to hold out intensive enquiries into these offences and would urge anybody with any data that might help the investigation to contact us instantly.”
Anybody with data is requested to contact PC 1622 Pearson at Leeds District CID by way of 101 quoting crime reference 13210548609 or on-line by way of www.westyorkshire.police.uk/101livechat
Info may be given anonymously to the unbiased charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.