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Police investigate attempted robbery at Newport News Burger King

Posted at 8:54 AM, Jun 29, 2015

Newport News, Va. - Police are investigating an attempted robbery at a Burger King in Newport News.

It happened at the restaurant on Jefferson Avenue shortly after midnight.

Police say two men wearing dark clothing approached a manager who was closing for the night and put a gun to his head.

They started to force the manager back inside, when police say a car pulled up to the drive-thru, scaring the men off.

The men ran away without getting any money.

No one was hurt.

If you know anything that could help police, take action, and call the Crime Line at 1-888-lock-u-up.