RPD investigates gunpoint robbery at McDonald’s on Culver Road

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Rochester Police are investigating after employees at the McDonald’s on Culver Road were robbed at gunpoint on Wednesday night.

Officers responded to the robbery just before 11 p.m. They say the suspect or suspects entered the McDonald’s while it was closing, showed a handgun, and demanded money. RPD says a suspect fled with the stolen money. None of the employees in the restaurant were hurt.

The gunpoint robbery happened across the street from East High School. Here’s a statement from East High:

“To ensure the safety of our school community and surrounding neighborhoods, we maintain close communication with managers of neighboring businesses, including McDonald’s. In the event of any incidents, they would promptly reach out to us, allowing us to assess the situation together. To date, we have not received any notifications pertaining to this isolated case, nor have we been made aware of any recent incidents at nearby businesses involving East students.”

No suspects are in custody yet and anyone with information is asked to call 911.