Armed robber forces employees into freezer at Leawood McDonald’s

Employees at a Leawood McDonald’s fast food restaurant told police a lone gunman marched them into the freezer during a robbery about 1:10 a.m. Wednesday at 119th Street and Roe Avenue.

After forcing the employees into the freezer at gunpoint, the robber fled with an undetermined amount of money.

Police were looking for a white, newer model Chevy Impala seen speeding north through the parking lot following the robbery.

A complete description of the armed robber was not available.

No customers were at the restaurant at the time of the robbery.

Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call Leawood Police at 913-642-7700 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (474-8477).

To reach Robert A. Cronkleton, call 816-234-4261 or send email to