FAIRFIELD - Police say two men robbed a McDonald?s manager yesterday as he was leaving work.

It happened at the restaurant on Post Road near Kings Highway at around 7 p.m.

Officials say the two men approached the manager in a minivan and swung at him with a tire iron. They got away with a laptop computer

Police say the two men may have been targeting the manager for the laptop, which they say contained personal information.

Authorities are investigating if the crime is connected to any of the employees.

Police also say that they believe the same two men might be connected to a string of recent car thefts.