Man tries to rob Dairy Queen, then says he was only joking

Evansville Police say a man tried to rob an east side fast food restaurant, but then handed over money himself and said he was joking.

Police say an employee at Dairy Queen says a man tried to rob her in the drive-thru. She told police that a man ordered food and when he pulled around to pay, he showed a knife and told her to give him all of the money.

But then, police say that man paid for his food and the manager told him to leave. Police say the man told employees he was just joking and was sorry, and then took off.

There are no suspects.

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