Suspect sought in series of fast food restaurant robberies

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Houston police are asking for the public's help identifying a suspect they believe to be responsible for a series of robberies by force.

Police say a man placed an order in the drive-thru of a McDonald's in the 5500 block of Lockwood, then drove up to the drive-thru window. When the employee opened the window, he forced the top half of his body into the window, took the money from the register, then fled the scene, authorities say.

Police believe he is also responsible for the following robberies:

7/21/2017  McDonald’s at 10450 Northwest Freeway at 11:11pm

HPD case# 922306-17

2.    7/22/2017 McDonald’s at 5301 East Freeway at 12:05am

HPD case #922478-17

3.    7/22/2017 Burger King at 1094 Federal at 6:28pm

HPD case #925590-17

4.    7/22/2017 McDonald’s at 10323 East Freeway at 9pm

HPD case #926057-17

5.    7/22/2017 McDonald’s at 12020 Northwest Freeway

HPD case #926454-17  

The suspect is described as a black male, 22 to 25 years old, 5'07" to 5'09", 140 to 160 pounds, brown eyes, brown short hair, white tank top, and blue. The suspect vehicle is described as a newer model blue sedan.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Houston Police Department's Robbery Division at (713)222-TIPS.