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Police: Gunman in trenchcoat, mask and gloves robs Waffle House
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Gainesville Police released a photo of the April 8 armed robbery suspect at the Pentee Drive Waffle House in Gainesville. Anyone with information is asked to call dispatch at 770-534-5251 or email investigator Brad Raper at braper@gainesville.org.

Update, April 14: Gainesville Police released a photo of the April 8 armed robbery suspect at the Pentee Drive Waffle House in Gainesville.

Anyone with information is asked to call dispatch at 770-534-5251 or email investigator Brad Raper at braper@gainesville.org.


A man in a trenchcoat wearing gloves and a face mask robbed a Waffle House employee at gunpoint Wednesday, April 8, police said.

The incident happened around 5:15-5:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Pentee Drive restaurant, which is near the intersection of Monroe Drive and U.S. 129/Athens Highway. Some Waffle House restaurants are open for carryout service.

Cpl. Jessica Van said the suspect left the store with an undisclosed amount of money, and no one was injured.

Van did not disclose any further details.


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