Brookhaven Police are asking the public’s help in identifying the suspect in a Dec. 8 armed robbery of the Starbucks coffee shop at 2321 N. Druid Hills Road.

The suspect waited outside the store for the employees to unlock the doors around 6 a.m., according to police. He then pulled a black handgun and forced his way in. The suspect wore a scarf or ski mask. He demanded money from the registers and safe and left with an undisclosed amount of cash, according to police.

The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 6 feet tall, with a slender build, dressed in dark clothing. See photos on the Brookhaven Police Facebook.

Anyone with information about the crime can contact the Brookhaven Police Tip-Line at 404-637-0636. The Tip-Line accepts both English- and Spanish-speaking calls, and every caller can remain anonymous.

In addition, people leaving tips through Crime Stoppers Atlanta may be eligible for a reward. Crime Stoppers tips can be made at 404-577-8477 or by texting 274637.

John Ruch

John Ruch is an Atlanta-based journalist. Previously, he was Managing Editor of Reporter Newspapers.