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Suspect sought in Top China armed robbery

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An armed suspect is sought in connection with a robbery. (Source: SCMPD) An armed suspect is sought in connection with a robbery. (Source: SCMPD)

Savannah-Chatham Metro Police have released surveillance video of a restaurant robbery that occurred Tuesday night.

SCMPD's Robbery Unit detectives are searching for the suspect who robbed the Top China restaurant just after 9 p.m. Tuesday in the 4400 block of Skidaway Road.

Investigators said the suspect left a nearby store and walked in to the restaurant with a gun and demanded cash from employees. The workers complied and the suspect left, heading west on Delesseps Avenue.

The suspect is described as a black male, standing about 6'0" and weighing roughly 180 pounds. He was wearing dark clothing.

Anyone with information on this suspect's identity is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 912.234.2020 or text CRIMES (274637) using the keyword CSTOP2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward. A confidential tip line also is open directly to investigators at 912.525.3124.

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