Suspect and employee exchange gunfire during attempted robbery at AR fast food restaurant


MAUMELLE, Ark. – An attempted robbery at an Arkansas fast food restaurant led to an exchange of gunfire between the suspect and an employee.

According to investigators, around 5:30 a.m. Wednesday a man tried to break into the Sonic in Maumelle.

The employee told police that the suspect attempted to break the glass door to gain entry, then there was an exchange of gunfire between the suspect and the employee trapped inside.

The suspect reportedly fled in an unknown direction before police arrived.

Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Maumelle Police at 501-851-1337.


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