Police search for suspect after Cordele armed robbery

Police search for suspect after Cordele armed robbery
Cordele Police are looking for a male suspect that reportedly robbed the China One restaurant at gunpoint Tuesday night.

CORDELE, GA (WALB) - The Cordele Police Department has released a description of the suspect after an armed robbery at China One on the 1200 block of East 16th Avenue Tuesday night.

Officers are on scene of an armed robbery at China One, 1217 East 16th Avenue. Robbery occurred at about 10:08 pm. Thankfully no one was injured. We will update with suspect info ASAP.

Posted by Cordele Police Department on Tuesday, May 14, 2019

The robbery happened around 10 p.m., according to police.

Officers said the suspect went into the restaurant, showed a pistol and demanded money.

The suspect is described as a black male, 17 to 22 years old, and 5′10 in height with a slender build.

The suspect was wearing dark clothing and an orange stocking cap covering most of his face, according to police.

The robber took an undisclosed amount of money.

No one was hurt.

“We are glad no one was injured as a result of this crime. We ask that if you saw anything suspicious in and around China One, Walmart or Tractor Supply last night around 10 pm to call and give my Detectives that information. That information may be the tip we need to solve this case," said Chief Lewis Green.

If you know any information leading to an arrest, you’re asked to call Cordele Police at (229) 276-2921.

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