The order by a man who walked up to a drive-thru was illegal Sunday morning, but the service was fast, thanks to Fort Worth police officers.
A 19-year-old man was arrested after police say he robbed McDonald’s on North Main Street through a drive-thru window.
Police also believe he is the same suspect who just minutes before attempted a similar heist at a Whataburger a few blocks away.
Police identified the suspect as Juan Escamilla of Fort Worth.
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The drive-thru holdups began just after 4 a.m. at the Whataburger at 109 NE 28th St.
According to a police report, a man walked up to the Whataburger drive-thru and talked about robbing the business.
But he fled the scene on foot.
At 5:24 a.m., police responded to a robbery call at the McDonald’s at 2832 N. Main St.
A man dressed in all black with a bandana covering the lower half of his face walked up to the drive-thru and told the employee to give him all the money in the cash register, police said.
“The employee looked down at the suspect and was able to see a bag that was in the shape of a firearm,” officer Jimmy Pollozani, a police spokesman, said in an email.
The suspect fled after the holdup.
Minutes later, a K9 officer who responded to the holdup call observed a man who matched the description of the robber in a parking lot near the McDonald’s. The man was stopped and later arrested.
Escamilla was in the Fort Worth Jail on Sunday facing robbery charges.