UPDATE: Tallahassee police searching for Subway restaurant robbery suspect

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Posted at 9:58 AM, Feb 18, 2013
and last updated 2013-03-21 17:03:38-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Tallahassee police are looking for a man that shot at an employee of a local Subway restaurant after attempting to rob the business. 

Tallahassee police say the incident happened when a man walked into the restaurant, located at 3806 North Monroe Street, with a gun. The employee inside ran out the back door. The man then ran out of the building as well, firing one shot at the worker.

Chris Petley with Leon County Schools said that a nearby school, Springwood Elementary, was on a "heightened sense of alert" as a precautionary measure. Police say the robbery suspect ran in the direction of the school as he fled the scene. Officials released an all-clear notice at 10:23 a.m. Monday morning.

The suspect in the robbery is still at large. He's described as a 5'8" -5'9" tall, 160 pound, African-American man. He was reportedly wearing a ski mask, a black hooded sweatshirt, and blue jeans.

If you have information about this incident, contact Tallahassee Police Department at 850-891-4200.