An unknown black male wearing a black t-shirt covering his head and face robbed an East County Waffle House at gunpoint early this morning.
The unknown male, described as 6-feet tall and 170 pounds, entered the Waffle House at the 600 block of 67th Street Circle East and demanded money from the register, according to a Manatee County Sheriff’s Office report.
The man fled the scene by foot with an undisclosed amount of money.
As of 12:47 a.m. this morning, when the incident occurred, the man could not be found.
See more Sheriff’s office reports from today here.
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