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Armed robber sought in OC Subway robbery

A search is under way for a man responsible for robbing a Subway restaurant in Placentia at gunpoint.

September 29, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
A search is under way for a man responsible for robbing a Subway restaurant in Placentia at gunpoint.

The incident happened Saturday night. Police said the suspect pulled a chrome-plated handgun and was given money from the cash register

He tried to get two employees to open a safe, but they were unable to do so.

He fled with several hundred dollars in cash and one employee's wallet.

The suspect has a distinctive zig-zag pattern tattoo on the left side of his neck.

If you have any information regarding this incident, you are urged to call Placentia police at (714) 993-8187.