A man with a handgun robbed the IHOP, 2741 Clairmont Road, near the Briarcliff Road intersection Thursday evening, according to a DeKalb police report.
witness told police the suspect ordered hot chocolate and water before
showing a note which said on the back that he had a gun and that he wanted
all the money in the cash register. According to the report, the suspect
said, "Give me the money in the register," showed a black handgun on his hip and then told the employee, "Give me all the money now."
suspect reportedly pointed the gun at the employee before placing it on
the counter next to the register. The suspect grabbed the money from
the register and fled behind the restaurant.
An officer responded to the robbery at approximately 6:20 p.m. Thursday, the report said.
A witness told
police that the suspect was on foot headed in the direction of the Oaks
Apartments on Briarcliff at a "high rate of speed."
No further information was immediately available on the suspect. The investigation was turned over to detectives, the report said.