Gunman wearing Obama mask robs Riviera McDonald's

RIVIERA BEACH, FL (WFLX) - A gunman, wearing a mask resembling President Barack Obama stuck up a Riviera Beach McDonald's Saturday morning, police said.

Riviera Beach police released a surveillance photo of the robber Tuesday afternoon.

They said the gunman entered the restaurant at 3551 Broadway just before 6:30 and walked behind the counter holding a pistol

They say he ordered employees to the back of the office at gunpoint. Then he demanded that the manager remove money from the safe and put it into a cloth bag the gunman was carrying.

The thief threatened to shoot the employees if they didn't remain in the back office, police said.

He was seen leaving on foot toward the northeast.

Police say he got away with about $1,000.

They say the suspect was wearing white gloves and all black clothing and is roughly 6'0 ft, 170 lbs, and armed with a silver semi-automatic handgun.

Anyone with information should call Francisco Aquirre at (561) 845-4123 (email – or Palm Beach County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-TIPS.

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