Police continue search for suspect after Captain D's robbery


by Amy Stallings and Brittany Gonzalez


Posted on January 31, 2014 at 9:43 AM

Updated Friday, Jan 31 at 6:17 PM

Captain D's robbery and shooting

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- Police are working a reported robbery and shooting at a Captain D's restaurant in the 10000 block of Dixie Highway.

The robbery took place around 7:30 a.m. Police said a female employee was the only person in the restaurant and was working to open the business when the suspect approached her. 

The suspect robbed the story and shot the employee in the process, police said. the suspect left the store on foot.

The employee was transported to University of Louisville Hospital with non life-threatening injuries and is expected to be OK.

An investigation is underway and police used K9 units to search the area around the restaurant but did not find the suspect.

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Police said the suspect did get away with an undisclosed amount of cash. He is a black male in his 20s, approximately 6 feet tall with a medium build, wearing all dark clothing.

If you have any information about this case, call the anonymous tip line at 502-574-LMPD.