Raleigh suspect botches attempt to rob Subway restaurant

WTVD logo
Saturday, December 31, 2016
Surveillance image of the robbery in Raleigh
Surveillance image of the robbery in Raleigh
wtvd-Credit: Raleigh Police Department

RALEIGH (WTVD) -- A masked bandit tried to rob a Subway restaurant in Raleigh on Friday night but was unsuccessful, police said.

The suspect entered the restaurant at 3130 Integrity Drive around 8:16 p.m.

Police said the suspect was armed with a handgun. Employees ran to the back of the store and the suspect fled empty-handed.

Authorities described the unsuccessful criminal as a black male whose face was masked.

Anyone with information about the attempted robbery or who believes they know the suspect in the surveillance picture is encouraged to call police.