Fast-food restaurant robbed, employees forced into freezer

Fort Wayne police investigate an armed robbery at the Burger King on West Jefferson Boulevard at Covington Plaza on Oct. 11, 2017.

FORT WAYNE, Ind.(WANE) – Fort Wayne police are investigating an armed robbery at a fast-food restaurant.

Police were called to Burger King, 6402 West Jefferson Boulevard, at Covington Plaza around 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Investigators said two suspects entered the restaurant and one of them was armed with a weapon.

Police said the suspects forced the employees into the freezer and took the manager to the safe. Investigators said the suspects got away with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Police have not released any suspect information.

The hours for the restaurant list it as open at the time of the robbery, but it’s unclear if any customers were inside at the time of the robber.

The incident is under investigation.