Deputies search for suspects after 2 armed men rob Waffle House in Tampa

Posted at 4:59 AM, Jul 13, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-13 04:59:52-04

Hillsborough County Deputies are searching for two armed men who robbed a Waffle House early Thursday morning in Tampa. 

Just after 3 a.m., deputies say that two armed black men entered the Waffle House on US 301 and took money out of the register. Deputies say one of the men was armed with a rifle. 

Three employees were inside the establishment at the time of the robbery. No injuries were reported.

Deputies say that the two suspects left on foot, running behind the building. 

K-9 units and helicopters are currently searching the area.