BURNETT COUNTY -- Authorities in Burnett County are asking for the public's in an investigation regarding a burglary at McKenzie Landing Restaurant and Bar, according to a press release from the Burnett County Sheriff's Office.
On January 21, 2022, at approximately 3:15 a.m., the Burnett County Sheriff’s Office was notified of an armed robbery that had occurred at McKenzie Landing Restaurant and Bar in Scott Township, Burnett County.
A worker at the establishment called Burnett County dispatch and said well after she closed she walked out to her car. She was confronted by a male wearing a face covering, a hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans. She said he had a pistol. He demanded money from the bar. He took her purse, keys and cell phone and told her to stay in her car. He fled on foot.
The worker waited a few minutes and then went back into the bar and called law enforcement.
Information on this case was initially withheld due to the nature of the investigation.
We believe this case is related to several other bar burglaries in Burnett County and throughout the region.
This is an ongoing investigation.
Please contact the Burnett County Sheriff’s Office if you have any information.
- Per Sheriff Tracy Finch