Woman accused of threatening McDonald's employee with gun because food order took too long


ALBANY, NY (WRGB) -- Albany Police are looking for a woman accused of threatening a McDonald's employees with a gun at a drive through.

Police say officers responded to the McDonald's at 391 Central Ave on Saturday around 7:30 PM.

Investigators say a woman entered the restaurant, upset about not receiving her food fast enough. Police say the woman then cursed and yelled at employees.

It was then, according to employee accounts, the women left the restaurant, walked back to her car in the lot and backed up to the drive-thru window.

Police say the woman continued to yell, then pointed, what appeared to be a black handgun at the employees.

Police say she then fled without her food.

The suspect is described as a black female, approximately 27-years-old, 5’8,” 130 lbs. She was last seen wearing a gray sweatshirt and dark pants. She fled in a dark colored sedan, according to police.

Police say anyone with information is asked to call the Albany Police Detective Division at 518-462-8039.

100 percent anonymous tips may also be submitted at or by downloading the free P3 Tips app to your mobile phone. Tips that lead to an arrest may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,500.

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