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Police: Masked man with handgun robs Waffle House

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Suspect walks into Waffle House with his face covered (Source: Lafayette Police Department) Suspect walks into Waffle House with his face covered (Source: Lafayette Police Department)
Surveillance captures the man without the mask as he was leaving (Source: LPD) Surveillance captures the man without the mask as he was leaving (Source: LPD)
LAFAYETTE, LA (WAFB) -

Lafayette Police are searching for a man who robbed a Waffle House early Friday morning. The man was wearing a mask and he was carrying a handgun.

Police say the suspect went into the restaurant and forced employees to give him money from the register. 

Witnesses told police the man ran out of the rear door. The man is described as a medium built, black male in his 20's. He was captured on surveillance video as he entered and exited the business.

Detectives with the Lafayette Police Department are encouraging anyone with information about the robbery or the identity of the suspect to call Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 337-232-TIPS(7477).

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