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Man tries to rob McDonald's restaurant, police say

Published On: Aug 06 2014 05:33:54 AM CDT   Updated On: Jul 08 2014 04:44:36 PM CDT
Zachary Gonzales

Zachary Gonzales

MADISON, Wis. -

A Madison man was arrested after he tried to rob a McDonald's restaurant on Park Street, according to a release from Madison police.

Officers were called to the McDonald's at 2402 S. Park St. at 7:16 p.m. Monday for a report of an armed robbery.

Police said Zachary Gonzales, 26, entered the restaurant with a hand under his clothing with what appeared to be an object pointed at an employee. He implied that he had a gun and demanded money, according to the report.

The manager was able to alert police who arrived while Gonzales was still at the counter. He was arrested on suspicion of armed robbery.

Police said Gonzales was not armed.

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