Armed robbery at Mint Hill Burger King

Mint Hill Police reported there was an armed robbery that occurred in the Burger King Restaurant last Sunday night at approximately 11:30 pm. Upon the officers arrival two employees stated they were just robbed at gunpoint by two unknown black female subjects inside the restaurant.

The employees stated that one suspect was wearing a wearing mask. Employees at the time of the incident were unaware of a second suspect until video surveillance showed a second suspect in the restaurant. The employees gave the following description on the subjects:

Black female, heavy set, with yellow hooded sweatshirt and red bandanna around face.

Video Surveillance showed another black female, wearing dark clothing with blue bandanna on top of head and black mask. Both suspects were wearing gloves.

The suspects were armed and took money from the restaurant and fled 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 at 704-889-2231.

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Mint Hill Fire Department wants your clunkers

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If you haven’t already traded in your clunker for  a new car, Mint Hill Fire Chief Jeremy Russell encourages you to donate the vehicle to the fire department so they can train at extricating people from accidents. Russell said the donation is tax deductible and will greatly help the department in training with new equipment they have just received. Call the fire department for more information: (704) 545-4866.

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Myrick statement on White House “Fishy” information program

US Representative Sue Myrick (NC-09) has released the  following statement in response to the White House’s decision to  discontinue the collection of “fishy” information on health care reform:

“A program like this was never necessary. People have every right to voice their concerns about proposed health care reform without the fear  that they will be reported to the White House. With these tactics no longer being used, I hope that the health care debate can continue in a  meaningful and productive manner.”

Rep. Myrick sent a letter to President Obama earlier this month asking  him two questions: 1) How will the “fishy” information collected via  flag@whitehouse.gov be used?; and 2) Will the people who are flagged as  “fishy” be made aware that they’ve been reported?

To date, there has been no reply.

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