Armed Robbery of Subway Restaurant
On Saturday, December 17, 2016 at approximately 9:36 PM, the Madison Police Department received a report of an armed robbery of the Subway Restaurant located at 1029 Highway 51 in Madison. Officers were immediately dispatched to the business and surrounding area.
The two store employees reported that an African American male of unknown age, wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt, gray pants, with a scarf over his face entered the restaurant and produced a small semi-automatic handgun. The suspect demanded money from the cash register and a cash box near the register. An employee complied after which the suspect instructed the two employees to walk to the rear of the restaurant. As the employees did so the suspect fled out the front door of the restaurant with the money. No vehicle was observed.
Officers searched the surrounding areas. The suspect was not located. There were no other persons in the restaurant at the time of the robbery. The two employees were not injured. Investigators processed the crime scene and were able to obtain surveillance video from inside the restaurant. A photo of the suspect is included with this media release.
Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to contact the Madison Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at (601) 856-6111 or Central Mississippi Crime Stoppers at (601) 355-TIPS(8477). Anyone with information that could lead to an arrest in this case may be eligible for a reward up to $2,500.