Avondale Estates Waffle House robbed

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 15, 2016
The Waffle House in Avondale Estates. File photo by Dan Whisenhunt

The Waffle House in Avondale Estates. File photo by Dan Whisenhunt

Avondale Estates Police said the city’s popular Waffle House was robbed on Thursday night.

According to bulletin from the city, “On 01-14-16, at approximately 11:10 PM, AEPD units were dispatched to the Waffle House on East College Avenue in reference to a Robbery.

“Upon arrival and initial investigation, it was determined that two black males had entered the business, displayed a firearm and demanded money from the cash register. After receiving the cash, the subjects fled on foot, westbound on East College Avenue.”

Police described the suspects as:

2 young black males, possibly in their late teens.
Both subjects were wearing “hoodies,” one black – the other gray.

There were no injuries. Anyone having information about the incident is asked to call Sgt. Lynn Thomas (404-391-5628) or Cpl. Tom Gillis (404-391-4526).

The Waffle House chain got its start in 1955, right down the road in Avondale Estates. It’s now a Waffle House Museum, open a few days a week for tours.

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