Chattanooga Police officers are searching for a suspect who robbed the Popeyes on Highway 58, Tuesday morning. 

CPD spokeswoman, Elisa Myzal tells Channel 3 that officers were called to the restaurant at 8:30 a.m. on a report of a robbery. Myzal says three employees were in the store at the time of the incident. 

The suspect hit an employee in the head with a gun, took money from the restaurant and left the store on foot. The employee who was struck was checked out on scene by HCEMS and released. 

The suspect is described as: 

  • Black male
  • Medium height and weight
  • Wearing a black hoodie, black and white bandana covering his face