For the second time in less than three weeks, armed robbers targeted the same McDonald's in northwest Miami-Dade.
Men donning Halloween masks burst into the fast-food restaurant near the Miami-Dade College North Campus around 6 a.m. Sunday morning.
"They just busted right in," restaurant patron Ashly Mulherin said. "Jumped over the counter, kicked the door on the other side and they were in."
Customers ordering breakfast were caught by surprise as a trio of masked men stormed inside.
"It was just crazy," said customer Jimmy Moran. "Just all of a sudden ran in there and just told everybody to get down."
Police are trying to figure out if this robbery is connected to the previous hold up three weeks ago, where a pair of robbers demanded money as a pregnant customer stood at the counter.
As the men rushed to make their escape, they may have left behind a critical clue.
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"They tried to run out the side and they couldn't," Moran said. "They dropped a bullet along the way."
Police are urging anyone with information to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at (305) 471-TIPS (8477).