2 men wanted in Waffle House robbery

2 men wanted in Waffle House robbery
(Source: MPD)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Memphis Police Department is looking for two men who robbed a Waffle House on Tuesday morning.

The robbery happened at the restaurant on American Way at 3:30. Police said the two men entered the store, one armed with a sawed-off shotgun and the other armed with a handgun, and demanded money from the register.

Business Robbery Waffle House 4267 American Way Report #1907004241ME MEMPHIS, TN – On Tuesday, July 09, 2019, officers made the scene of a business robbery at the Waffle House located at 4276 American Way and were advised at approximately 3:30 a.m., two suspects entered the Waffle House located at 4276 American Way and demanded money from the cash registers. One suspect entered the business armed with a black sawed-off shotgun while the second suspect was armed with a handgun. The suspects demanded and took money from the business and then fled the scene on foot before officers arrival. The suspects fled the scene westbound on American Way from the business. Suspect #1 is a black male, 5’5 - 5’6, 18-20 years old, 150-160 pounds. Suspect #1 wore a black/white printed zip-up jacket with a hood, khaki pants, purple ski mask, black tennis shoes armed with a shotgun. Suspect #2 is a black male, 6’0- 6’2, 230-250 pounds. Suspect #2 wore a black short-sleeved t-shirt, black pants, black shoes along with a black baseball cap with camo-type print armed with a handgun. No arrests have been made at this point. This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information about this incident should call Crime Stoppers at 528-CASH. You will be given a secret ID number, and your identification will remain completely anonymous. You can also submit your tip at http://www.crimestopmem.org where you will be able to review wanted fugitives and safely send investigators any helpful information on the suspect or suspects responsible for this crime. You can submit anonymous tips from our free and secure mobile app by se, rching your app store for “P3 Tips”. If an arrest is made, you could be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $1000 from Crime Stoppers of Memphis and Shelby County, Inc. About the Memphis Police Department The Memphis Police Department is a premier law enforcement agency that serves and protects the citizens of Memphis, Tennessee. Our purpose is to create and maintain public safety in the city of Memphis. We do so with focused attention on preventing and reducing crime, enforcing the law, and apprehending criminals.

Posted by Memphis Police Department est.1827 on Tuesday, July 9, 2019

The suspects were able to get away with some of the money before running away before officers arrived.

One man is about 5-foot-6 and 150 pounds. He was wearing a black and white zipup hoodie, khaki pants and a purple ski mask.

The other suspect is roughly 6 feet, 240 pounds wearing a black t-shirt, black pants and a black baseball cap.

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