gunman 1 Mesquite Police Search For Violent Armed Robber

The Mesquite Police Department is searching for this man, who robbed a Carl’s Jr. restaurant on Sept. 17 and injured a female employee. (credit: Mesquite Police Dept.)

– Mesquite Police are looking for a violent armed robber who held up a Carl’s Jr. fast food restaurant on September 17.

Surveillance video shows the suspect enter the restaurant, located in the 2100 block of N. Galloway Ave., just as it was opening at 6 a.m.

You can see him walking throughout the restaurant, chasing employees at gunpoint.

He then directs one of the employees to empty two cash registers, while pointing a gun at that employee’s head.

The end of the tape shows the suspect, described as an 180 lb., 6’2″ black male, hit the Carl’s Jr. employee in the back of the head as he shuts the employee in the restaurant’s refrigerator.

During the robbery, the suspect is wearing a blue bandana around his face, a purple fleece jacket, black wind pants and white tennis shoes.

Anyone with information about this crime, can call Mesquite Police at 972-285-6336.

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