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Armed robbery at Cedar Rapids Wendy's

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -

Cedar Rapids police were called to Wendy's in the 1800 block of 42nd Street NE for a report of an armed robbery. 

It happened while the restaurant was closed around 1 a.m. Monday. 

Police say an employee was taking out the trash when a guy walked into the restaurant demanding cash and showing what looked to be a handgun. 

He got away with an undisclosed amount of money. 

The suspect is described to be between 5 ft. 6" and 5 ft. 8" tall. 

He was wearing jeans and a grey hooded sweatshirt. 

If you have information police ask that you call 286-5491 or contact Linn County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-CS-CRIME.

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