Cedar Rapids Police arrest man after armed robbery at KFC

Police rushed to the 13-hundred block of Edgewood Road Southwest about 8:30 last night for a report of an armed robbery.
Published: Mar. 24, 2023 at 3:10 PM CDT
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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - Thursday, March 23rd, 2023, at approximately 8:26 pm, police were called to the Kentucky Fried Chicken in the 1300 block of Edgewood Rd SW for a report of an armed robbery.

Responders learned that a lone suspect left on foot with cash. No injuries were reported.

Following an investigation, officials arrested 35-year-old Patrick Wilson on the following charges:

  • Robbery 1st Degree
  • Going Armed with Intent
  • Use of a Dangerous Weapon in the Commission of a Crime
  • Felon in Possession of a Firearm

On top of the charges associated with the robbery, Wilson was also arrested on an outstanding warrant through the state of Tennessee. He is charged there with Crim Attempt Felony to-Wit: First Degree Murder and Crim Attempt Second Degree Murder

This is an ongoing investigation.