UPDATE: McDonald's Robbery Happened Outside Restaurant
The suspect was last seen driving away in a grey Grand Prix.
Editor's note: This story was updated with more information on Jan. 9 from a version posted Jan. 8.
A man dressed in a black hoodie and a black hat stole three bank bags of money from a bank courier transporting money from a Rochester Hills McDonald's on Monday afternoon, police say.
According to a report from the Oakland County Sheriff's Office, the incident happened at 12:53 p.m. Monday outside the Rochester Road McDonald's, north of Avon Road.
The victim told sheriff's deputies "that a gun was never seen but thought the responsible had one," the report stated. The suspect, who was about 5-foot-5-inches and in his 20s, fled the scene in a grey, four-door Grand Prix and was last seen driving toward the parking lot of a nearby fitness center, according to the report.
According to Sheriff's Office Lt. Steve Jacobs, the suspect knocked the courier to the ground and knocked the bank bags out of his hand, then fled. The courier was not injured. Jacobs said there is no evidence that the suspect had a gun.
Rochester Patch will post more information as it becomes available.