Armed man robs Greenwood restaurant

Daily Journal staff reports

A man with a handgun robbed the Denny’s restaurant near Interstate 65 in Greenwood Tuesday morning, according to police.

Police are asking for any information that could help them find and arrest a man who displayed a silver handgun and left with cash.

The robbery happened at about 4:27 a.m. at the Denny’s restaurant, 1253 South Park Drive near the Main Street exit on I-65, according to a news release from the Greenwood Police Department.

Employees told police they saw a blue car, possibly a Ford Taurus, pull into the parking lot, Greenwood Police Department Sgt. Doug Roller said.

A skinny man came into the restaurant. Employees described him as being about 5-foot-4 and having a sunken face and facial hair. Employees also said he was very calm during the robbery, the release said.

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