Aiden Cooper
· News : UK

Man pulls knife at McDonald’s to get Monopoly vouchers

A masked robber rushed into a McDonald’s and threatened staff - before taking off with a box of McDonald's Monopoly vouchers.

Footage shows the disguised man coming up to the restaurant counter before opening the gate and entering the staff area.

He grabs a box containing hundreds of promotional Monopoly vouchers and waves the knife at acashier who tries to intervene. Silly move cashier.

He’s described as a black man, dressed in a dark grey hooded top, with white gloves, black pants and black shoes.

Monopoly vouchers contain a number of prizes, ranging from free value meals and clothing vouchers, to a Mini Cooper and £100,000 in cash. The competition began on 21 March 2018 and ended as of 1st May 2018.

Detective Constable Emma Brookes, of Hillingdon CID, said:

"We are appealing for anyone who may know who was involved in this robbery.

Although he had his face covered, it is possible that someone may recognize his clothing, or may have heard someone talking about this robbery."