ALBANY, GA (WALB) - The Taco Bell on Dawson Road was held up just after 7 a.m. on Monday by an armed man.
The Albany Police Department confirmed that it was on the lookout for a suspect who is a described as a black man with a slender build and is about six feet tall.
Tuesday morning, APD released pictures of the culprit, who was wearing dark Nike tennis shoes with a check on the toe area.
Police said he also has a distinctive design on his hoodie.
Albany Police Chief Michael Persley said it's rare to see this type of crime at that time of day.
"Restaurants getting robbed before they open up, that's kind of outside the norm. But there's a lot of other factors that we look at to find out the suspect is that's involved in that one," explained Persley.
Citizens are urged to call the Albany Police Department Robbery/Homicide Unit at (229) 431-3288 or CrimeSTOPPERS at (229) 436-TIPS.
Cash was taken, and there were no injuries.