Armed Panera Robbery Suspect Sought By Fayetteville Police

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FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) –¬†Fayetteville police are looking for an armed Panera Bread Company robbery suspect, according to a news release.

On March 30 at 9:51 p.m., the Fayetteville Police Department responded to a robbery at the Panera Bread Company at 3638 N. Front St., authorities said.

An employee told police a man entered the business armed with a handgun and demanded money, the release states. The employee told the suspect she didn’t have access to the money, and the suspect fled the business on foot, police said.

The suspect was last seen heading southeast behind the business, the release states.

According to authorities, the suspect was described as a white man wearing a red Arkansas Razorback hoodie, a black bandana mask, blue jeans and white shoes.

Anyone with information on the identity of the suspect is encouraged to call the Fayetteville Police Department at 479-587-3555 or the crimestoppers tip line at 790-TIPS.

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  • GrubbyGrundle (@GrubbyGrundle)

    Recently there have been a lot of restaurant robberies, especially at closing time. I would love to see an increased police presence on these lots around closing time locally. My wife works as a manager and closes frequently. Guess I’ll be dropping her off and picking her up with my concealed and permit on me from now on. Scary.

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