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HPD investigate armed robbery at Waffle House

Officers said an armed man took cash from the restaurant before leaving on foot. Officers said an armed man took cash from the restaurant before leaving on foot.
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

Huntsville Police were called to the scene of an armed robbery at a restaurant Tuesday night.

It happened just before 9:30 p.m. at the Waffle House on Shields Road.

An employee told police that a man wearing a black toboggan hat, black scarf and red shirt walked into the restaurant and pointed a silver revolver at him. The victim said the robber told him to give him the money from the register.

Police said the victim gave the robber cash, after which the robber fled the scene on foot.

Several people were in the building at the time, but nobody reported having property taken and no injuries were reported.

Investigators said they were tracking a potential suspect through a field near the scene.

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