Avondale Estates Waffle House robbed at gunpointThe Waffle House in Avondale Estates. File photo by Dan Whisenhunt
The Waffle House in Avondale Estates was robbed early this morning, March 16.
The restaurant is located on East College Avenue. The robbery occurred around 3 a.m.
“Witnesses reported that a black male, about 6’2 and muscular build, entered the restaurant from a side door and took the contents of the cash register and an employee’s backpack,” an alert from the Avondale Estates Police Department says. “The suspect was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and khaki trousers, but his head and mouth were covered. He is reported to have produced a silver or stainless steel semi-automatic pistol, but nobody was harmed during the incident. The suspect then fled in an unknown direction and is still at-large. If anyone has any information regarding this or any other crimes, please contact Inv. Tom Gillis at (404) 391-4526For full details, view this message on the web.”