Police Search For Armed Robbery Suspect

Posted at 7:39 AM, Mar 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-25 08:39:55-04

Authorities have launched a search for an armed robbery suspect who robbed a café employee in east Nashville.

The incident happened early Friday morning at Calypso Café on Gallatin Avenue.

Officials with Metro Nashville Police said the suspect approached a worker, who opens the shop in the mornings, when he went outside for a break. 

The suspect pointed what appeared to be weapon in the victim’s back and said “give me all you got.”

The suspect reportedly got away with $400 to $500 in cash.

The employee was not hurt.

Police were seen searching the area with K9s in an effort to track the suspect.