Fayetteville Police Seek Help Identifying Robbery Suspect At Panera Bread

Suspect as seen leaving Panera Bread / Courtesy photo

Police are asking for help identifying a suspect believed to be involved in a robbery attempt at Panera Bread at 3638 N. Front Street in Fayetteville shortly before 10 p.m. Monday.

According to police, an employee reported that a male entered Panera Bread armed with a handgun and demanded money, but the employee told the suspect that she did not have access to any cash. The suspect then fled the business on foot and was last seen headed southeast behind the business.

Officials today released a photo of the suspect as captured on video while entering the restaurant. The suspect is described as a white male wearing a red Arkansas Razorbacks hoodie, a black bandana mask, blue jeans and white shoes.

Anyone with information as to the identity of the person in the picture is asked to contact the Fayetteville Police Department at 479-587-3555.