Cops Search For Suspect Who Robbed Monticello Burger King At Gunpoint

WRIGHT COUNTY, Minn. (WCCO) — Police are looking for the suspect who robbed a Monticello Burger King at gunpoint early Thursday morning.

The Wright County Sheriff’s Office said an employee was leaving a the parking lot of the Burger King at 945 Ash Street in Clearwater at 12:43 a.m. when a man tapped on the car window with a black handgun. The employee fled the scene, leaving the suspect, who was dressed in all black.

Authorities said just hours later, at 5:18 a.m., a man wearing all-black clothing and a black ski mask approached an employee at the 200 7th Street East Burger King restaurant in Monticello. The suspect, holding a black handgun, forced the employee into the store and took an undetermined amount of money.

Both incidents are under investigation, and if you have any information, call the sheriff’s office at 763-682-1162.

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