Man charged with robbing South Side fast food restaurant at gunpoint

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Nicholas Handy-Ambrose | Chicago Police

A man was chargedwithrobbinga fast food restaurant at gunpoint late Friday on the South Side.

About 11:55 p.m.,Nicholas Handy-Ambrose walked into the restaurant in the 8600 block of South Kedzie armed with a handgun and announced a robbery, according to Chicago Police. No one was injured.

Handy-Ambrose, 23, of the South Shore neighborhood, drove off with an unknown amount of money in a blue car, police said. Responding officers followedhimto the 7500 block of South Spaulding, where he wastaken into custody. A handgun was recovered from the 7700 block of South Homan.

Handy-Ambrosewas charged with felony counts of armed robbery, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and aggravated fleeing, police said. He was also issued citations for traffic violations.

Handy-Ambrose was denied bail at a court appearance Sunday, according to Cook County sheriff’s office records. He was scheduled to return to court Friday.

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