5th Johnston County Fast Food Restaurant Robbed

For the fifth time this month someone has robbed a fast food restaurant in Johnston County.

Around 11:00pm Thursday, two black males armed with a handgun attempted to rob McDonald’s on Highway 210 at I-40 outside of Benson.

The suspects were wearing black hoodies and bandanas.  They fled in an unknown type passenger car. No injuries were reported.

On July 26th, a long gunman robbed the Pizza Hut at 725 North Brightleaf Boulevard in Smithfield.

On July 5th, a lone black male armed with a gun robbed Checker’s located at 1691 East Market Street. Six days later, on July 11th, Smithfield Chicken N BBQ, located at 924 North Brightleaf Boulevard, was robbed by a lone black male armed with a handgun.

And on July 17th, two men armed with handguns robbed the Burger King on US70 at Boling Street in Clayton. The robbers forced everyone to the floor before taking money.