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Suspect wanted in armed Chick-Fil-A robbery

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Posted at 3:39 PM, May 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-11 15:39:08-04

SARASOTA, Fla. — The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office is investigating an armed robbery that happened at a Chick-Fil-A on Saturday night.

They say around 10 p.m. a white man armed with a silver/chrome semi-automatic pistol entered the restaurant and demanded money. It happened at the Chick-Fil-A located at 5384 Fruitville Road.

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He is described as being in his late 20s or early 30s, 6 feet tall with a slim build and slight facial hair. He was wearing a dark colored jacket, dark pants and a black hat with the Superman 'S' on the front. He also had a yellow bandanna across his face and was wearing black gloves.

The suspect ran from the store on foot in an unknown direction. No employees or customers were injured.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Criminal Investigations Section at 941-861-4900 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers by calling 941-366-8477.