Two Miami Burger King Restaurants Robbed Within Minutes: Cops

Police investigating pair of armed robberies at Miami Burger Kings

By Julia Bagg and Brian Hamacher
|  Tuesday, Dec 4, 2012  |  Updated 10:19 PM EDT
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Police are searching for a suspect they say robbed two different Miami Burger King restaurants through the drive-thru window within minutes of each other early Tuesday. A mother who did not want to give her name watched one of the robberies take place from the drive-thru where she sat in a car with her kids. Meantime, witness Jamesia Dixon was working when the robber struck.

Police are searching for a suspect they say robbed two different Miami Burger King restaurants through the drive-thru window within minutes of each other early Tuesday. A mother who did not want to give her name watched one of the robberies take place from the drive-thru where she sat in a car with her kids. Meantime, witness Jamesia Dixon was working when the robber struck.

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Police are searching for a man they say robbed two different Miami Burger King restaurants through the drive-thru window within minutes of each other early Tuesday.

The first robbery happened at the Burger King at Northwest 20th Street and 13th Avenue, where witnesses said a man with his face covered got into the store through the drive-thru window.

It's unknown if the suspect was able to take any cash.

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The nearly identical second robbery happened at the restaurant at Northwest 36th Street and 27th Avenue when the man once again came in through the drive-thru window, employees said.

Workers ran into a freezer to hide as the armed man took money and fled the scene, employees said.

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At least one of the robberies was caught on surveillance video. No one was injured during either robbery.

Police are investigating both robberies but haven't given any details on the suspect.

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