Waffle House robbed in Daphne

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DAPHNE – Daphne police are searching for an armed man who robbed the Waffle House restaurant early Wednesday morning after firing a shot into the ceiling.

The man entered the Waffle House on US 90 at about 2:45 a.m. carrying a rifle. He walked into the restaurant and fired a shot. During the robbery, he took cash and the keys to a customer’s vehicle. After leaving the building, he was not able to get into the customer’s vehicle and fled on foot.

Video evidence indicated that the robber was dropped off at the location by an older model Chevrolet or GMC pickup truck with distinctive markings. The truck does not have a rear bumper.

The robber was described as a slender, black man dressed in black clothing. Anyone recognizing the suspect or with information on the incident is asked to call Daphne Police at 251-620-0151.