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Briefs: Police search for suspects in robberies at Waffle House, Subway

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A man armed with a rifle robbed the Waffle House in Henry County overnight.

No one was injured in the robbery, which happened around midnight Monday at 105 Country Club Drive near Stockbridge, according to Henry County police. And police late Tuesday were still searching for the gunman.

The suspect, who is between 18 and 23 years old, was wearing a dark blue or grey hoodie, black athletic pants and a red bandana over his face, police spokesman Sgt. Joey Smith said. He fled the scene in a green Van bearing a GA. tag with the last four digits: 1514, Smith said.

Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call Detective Mills at (770) 288-8258.

Man and Woman Wanted For Clothing Store Robbery

Police are searching for a man and woman after a discount clothing store was robbed early Tuesday morning in Cobb County. The couple is also wanted for aggravated assault, police said.

Still, no one was seriously injured in the robbery that happened around 7:30 a.m. at Ross Dress For Less at 1825 East-West Connector near Austell, according to Cobb County police.

Investigators said employees were unlocking the business when an armed man came running up behind them and pushed his way inside. Once inside, he began demanding that the store employees give him the money from the store safe, police spokesman Sgt. Dana Pierce said.

“When the manager was not able to open the safe, the offender took personal items from the employees and fled out a side door of the business,” Sgt. Pierce said.

Police could not provide a detailed description of the two suspects and they did not say what role the woman played in the robbery.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call (770) 499-3945.

Man Robs Subway

A man, claiming to be armed, robbed the Subway in Cobb County Monday night. A day later, they were still searching for the suspect.

No one was injured in the robbery, which happened around 6 p.m. at 1295 Powers Ferry Road near Marietta, according to Cobb County police.

Investigators said the man entered Subway, stated that he had a weapon and then demanded the cash from the register. After receiving an undisclosed amount of cash, the man fled the business in a white Sports Utility Vehicle, police spokesman Officer Mike Bowman said.

The suspect is described as a 5 feet, 10 inch tall white man, in his mid 20s with a thin build, police said. His hair was dirty blonde and very short. He was last seen wearing a light blue hooded sweatshirt, Bowman said.

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