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Police search for Stockbridge eatery robber

Photo by Thom Bell
Henry County police searched the area near a Stockbridge Waffle House after the business was robbed Monday. Police said a male suspect robbed the business, located at 611 Ga. Highway 138, at gun point, and fled in a green Jeep Cherokee.

Photo by Thom Bell Henry County police searched the area near a Stockbridge Waffle House after the business was robbed Monday. Police said a male suspect robbed the business, located at 611 Ga. Highway 138, at gun point, and fled in a green Jeep Cherokee.

Henry County police searched for a man and his getaway car Monday. The man is suspected of robbing a Waffle House restaurant at gunpoint.

Police said at approximately 4 p.m., a black male entered the Waffle House located at 611 Ga. Highway 138, in Stockbridge.

"[He] presented a small caliber firearm and robbed the business," said Henry County Sgt. Mike Ireland. "Investigators are still at the incident location conducting an investigation," he said on Monday afternoon.

Investigators at the crime scene were downloading video and establishing a "Be-on-the-look-out" notice, added Sgt. Ireland.

Police searched the area looking for the suspect and the vehicle he used in the armed robbery, which was a green Jeep Cherokee.

Anyone with information about the armed robbery is asked to call the Henry County Police Department at (770) 288-8200 or 911.

-- Elaine Rackley