Mint Hill Police were dispatched to an armed robbery that occured in the Wendy’s Restaurant located at 6849 Matthews-Mint Hill Road on July 3 at 2:30 am. Upon the officers arrival three employees stated they were just robbed at gunpoint by three unknown Hispanic male subjects inside the restaurant. The employees stated that the suspects were all wearing masks and gloves. The employees gave the following description on all three subjects: Suspect 1- Male Hispanic 5’ 00” tall wearing dark clothing and a black mask; Suspect 2- Male Hispanic 5’2” tall wearing white t-shirt/blue jeans and a white mask; Suspect 3- Male subject unknown on any other description. The suspects took money from the restaurant and fled on foot in an unknown direction. Mint Hill Police has no further information at this time. Mint Hill Police are asking for assistance from anyone who may have information on this incident to contact police at 704-545-1085. After Hours please contact dispatch a 704-889-2231.
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