Police Search For Suspect Who Tried To Rob Dee’s Restaurant

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Dec. 15 (Gephardt Daily) — A suspect who tried to rob a Dee’s restaurant in Salt Lake City Monday was foiled because of a language barrier.

Salt Lake City Police said in a press release the robbery attempt occurred at 2:30 p.m. at Dee’s Restaurant at 2104 South 700 East.

Police said a male adult entered the restaurant and began yelling at a female employee. The employee did not speak English and went to the back of the restaurant for help. Realizing it was a robbery no one came back up front.

The suspect left without anything and was last seen westbound on 2100 South. The suspect is described as white, with a beige jacket, a gray hoodie, a black and white bandana over his face and gloves. No weapon was seen.

To share information about this or other criminal activity with the Salt Lake City Police Department, please call 801-799-3000. To remain anonymous, text crime tips to 274637.


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