A subject has been arrested in connection with the robbery that occurred at the Hardee’s in Hillsboro on Friday. A description of the subject was seen at the Casey’s General Store in Hillsboro and police learned the male subject had been staying at a residence in the 800 block of E. Seward Street in Hillsboro. A consent search of the residence discovered items linking the male subject to the crime from earlier and 21-year-old Danien D. Taylor of Florissant, Missouri was arrested and taken to the Montgomery County Jail.
A robbery occurred at the Hardees in Hillsboro at 1:23 PM. The initial report came into dispatch that a thin build black male with dreadlocks wearing a dark hoodie with a design and wearing a mask with light-colored writing on it, came into the restaurant and pointed a handgun at the front clerk and demanded cash. According to police, the manager saw the gun pointed at the clerk and yelled for the male subject get out. The male subject left running north from Hardees, and police were alerted and began searching the area for the male.