COBB COUNTY, GA-- The Cobb County Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred on Thursday morning in Austell.

According to the Crimes Against Persons Unit, a man with a handgun robbed the Wendy's restaurant at 185 South Service Road, near the Riverside Drive exit from I-20.

Police said that employees of the Wendy's were serving a customer when they saw an armed man approach the door. Employees tried to flee out a back door, but the armed robber forced them back inside.

He then demanded money from them, and asked an employee to give him cash from the store's safe. After taking an undisclosed amount of money, he fled the scene and ran in the direction of Highland Park Apartments.

There were no injuries during the incident.

He is described as a black male, 5 feet-6 inches to 5 feet-9 inches tall, and weighing 140-to-155 pounds. Police said he was last seen wearing a gray hoodie, black pants,black sunglasses and a bandanna that covered his face.

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

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