Deputies from the Lee County Sheriff's Office and GSP are on the scene at the Hibachi Express on US Highway 19 South in Lee County.
They are blocking off the scene and an investigation is underway into an armed robbery at the restaurant.
So far no injuries have been reported.
Officials said that they are searching for the suspect.
He was described as a black man, about 6 feet and 2 inches tall with a sawed off shotgun.
He was last seen heading towards the Creekwood Apartments.
If you have seen the individual, contact your local law enforcement or call 911.
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