Man holds employee at gunpoint during robbery at Wendy’s, Lincoln Police say

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Lincoln Police are searching for the man who held an employee at gunpoint during a Monday night robbery at a local restaurant.

Around 10:00 p.m., a manager at the Wendy’s near 48th and Van Dorn Streets was smoking outside when he was approached by an unknown man.

Police say the man then pointed a handgun at the manager and told him he was being robbed.

The robber escorted the manager back into the restaurant, where he got cash out of a safe and register, according to police.

He then left out the back door and has yet to be found.

An investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to call Lincoln Police at 402-441-6000 or Crime Stoppers at 402-475-3600.

Police said they will not release the amount of cash stolen from the restaurant.

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