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A masked gunman robbed a fast-food restaurant in Depew this morning before the eatery opened for business, village police reported.
Police say the robber entered the KFC at 535 Dick Road, south of George Urban Boulevard, at about 9 a.m. after forcing an employee into the restaurant at gunpoint.
The robber, who was wielding a handgun, ordered all of the employees in the restaurant into an office and took an undisclosed amount of cash.
Detective Scott Hossfeld declined to say how many employees were there at the time but he did say no one was injured in the robbery.
The police statement describes the gunman as a black man, approximately 6 feet 3 inches tall and 200 pounds, who was wearing a black ski mask and black clothing. Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call 683-1123, Ext. 0.