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Police investigating armed restaurant robbery

SEARCY, AR (KAIT) -

The search is on for a man who robbed a Searcy restaurant at gunpoint.

Sergeant Steve Hernandez, public information officer for the Searcy Police Department, said the hold-up happened at 10 a.m. Friday at Subway, 3209 East Race.

Employees told police a “tall, white male entered the business demanding money while holding a small handgun.”

The man was last seen running out the back door after receiving an undisclosed amount of money. No one was injured in the robbery.

The suspect was described as being 6'2” to 6'3”, heavyset, wearing a gray mask, sunglasses and a dark jacket.

Anyone with any information on this crime is urged to call the SPD's Criminal Investigations Division at 501-268-3531.

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