EAST RIDGE, HAMILTON COUNTY (WRCB) – Police are asking for the public's help identifying a robbery suspect.

Officers say around 11:25 p.m. Thursday the suspect walked into the Taco Bell at 6500 Ringgold Road, produced a handgun and demanded the money in the cash register.

As the suspect was leaving, police say he approached a man who was entering the restaurant and demanded money from him as well.

The suspect is described as a black man wearing a red flannel shirt, khaki cargo pants, a green fishing hat, sunglasses and a blue surgical mask.

Investigators are asking for anyone with information on this case to call the East Ridge Police Department at 423-867-3718. A confidential tip line is also available at 423-867-0016.