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Armed robbery at Shreveport diner, gunman at large

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SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -

Police are searching for a gunman after a Shreveport diner was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday morning.

Police say they responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Waffle House in Financial Plaza on Pines Road just after Midnight. Police say the gunman approached an employee standing outside and took her cell phone and money. He then reportedly walked her inside at gunpoint and took money from two customers in the restaurant.

While still inside the business, police say the gunman also demanded an employee open the cash register and took money from it, as well.

Police say the employee was injured but is expected to be okay.

The suspect was described as wearing a large black coat, black bandana, and dark jeans.  Investigators say they are working to recover surveillance video footage from the business.

If you have any information about this crime, contact Shreveport Police Detective Josh Feliciano at 318-673-6955 or Shreveport-Caddo Parish Crime Stoppers at 318-673-7373 or www.lockemup.org.

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