Man Robs Restaurant with Shotgun

Man Robs Restaurant with Shotgun

POSTED: Sunday, October 28, 2012 - 2:40pm

UPDATED: Sunday, October 28, 2012 - 7:35pm

Crime Stoppers of El Paso needs your help finding a man who robbed a east El Paso fast food restaurant with a shotgun.

Police said the robber walked into the Popeye's Chicken on Montwood near Yarbrough at 2:30p.m. on September 21.

Surveillance photos show he was wearing a baseball cap and used a blue bandana to hide his face. Police said he shouted "this is a stickup" after he walked inside.

"The man threatened an employee, demanded money then turned the gun onto customers... ordered them to the floor. The man then attempted to open the cash register... was unable to do so but ended up taking a purse from an employee and also a laptop computer from one of the customers,” said Javier Sambrano with Crime Stoppers of El Paso.

The robber ran out of the restaurant.

He's described as a Hispanic man who was last seen wearing a gray long-sleeve shirt, black slacks and tennis shoes. He got away in a silver Ford Taurus with a wing on the trunk.

If you have any information, call Crime Stoppers at 566-TIPS.

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