A Capital Region area Kentucky Fried Chicken was robbed on Tuesday morning.

According to the Daily Gazette, police responded to the KFC at 109 State St. in Schenectady just before 9am to answer a report from employees. The restaurant hadn't opened yet and the robber displayed a weapon during the incident. Police reportedly used a helicopter to search for the suspect. A description of the robber was not available. According to a comment from Nick Barber on Facebook, he claimed to had seen the suspect being apprehended at some point later on that morning. See Facebook posting below.

Kentucky Fried Chicken became KFC fro short in 1991. The American fast food chain specializes in fried chicken. Based out of Louisville, Kentucky, it's the world's second-largest restaurant chain in terms of sales next to McDonald's. There are almost 20,000 KFC chains around the world in 123 countries. Kentucky Fried Chicken was founded in 1930.

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