East Ridge: Suspect sought in Taco Bell robbery

East Ridge: Suspect sought in Taco Bell robbery

July 8th, 2011 by Staff Report in Local - Breaking News

East Ridge police are looking for a man who robbed the Taco Bell on Ringgold Road and one of its customers late Thursday night.

About 11:30 p.m., police were called to the restaurant where the manager told them a man wearing a blue medical mask and holding a handgun forced his way behind the counter and took an undisclosed amount of money from the cash register.

As the man was leaving he also robbed a customer in the parking lot, then fled on foot, the manager told police.

The suspect is described as a black male suspect wearing a red flannel shirt, khaki cargo pants, a green fishing hat and sunglasses.

Anyone with information about this incident can call the East Ridge Police Department at 867-3718. A confidential tip line is also available at 867-0016.