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Albany Burger King Restaurant Robbed

Albany Burger King Restaurant Robbed

Statement released by Glenn Corbett, General Manager Marketing, Burger King NZ

“We can confirm that at around 2.30 am this morning the Albany Restaurant was robbed. The Restaurant manager and one crew member had completed closure of the restaurant when they were confronted by three men.

“We understand the Restaurant Manager was forced to open the safe and tied up while the crew member was also tied up and put in the chiller. The Manager followed security procedures and complied with the robbers’ demands. No other crew or customers were around at the time. The robbery was discovered when maintenance staff arrived for the early morning shift.

“We are relieved that no-one was hurt in the robbery and our priority now is to do everything possible for the crew members affected. Both men are extremely shaken and we are providing them and their families with as much support as possible during this traumatic time. Burger King Management has been with staff since the incident was discovered. “Burger King puts all staff through regular training for security procedures in event of incidents like this. While are confident our people followed the correct procedures during this incident, however we will be reviewing all aspects of our security procedures to ensure they remain the best they can possibly be.

“We are working closely with Police to assist them in apprehending the robbers. The restaurant will remain closed until Police have completed their investigations.”

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