ST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9) - A Wendy’s in St. Paul was robbed Wednesday morning with employees hiding in the back as the suspect took off with cash.
At about 8:15 a.m., the St. Paul Police Department received a 911 call from a business on the 600 block of University Avenue West.
The caller said that the store was being robbed by a man armed with a handgun while employees were in a back room. At the time, they believed the suspect was still inside the store.
According to police, surveillance video showed the suspect leaving the store on foot before officers arrived. The suspect stole cash from the store, but police did not say how much.
The case remains under investigation.
The St. Paul Police Department was busy Wednesday morning, as officers also responded to an armed home invasion and standoff in the city. A death investigation is also underway on the same block as the earlier standoff.