Masked Gunman Robs an Uptown Subway in the Middle of the Afternoon (Video)

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184036208NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – Police are asking for the public’s help after a masked gunman robbed an Uptown Subway restaurant Thursday afternoon.

The suspect ran into the sandwich shop in the 3500 block of South Carrollton Avenue around 3:18 p.m. and ordered everyone to get on the floor.  Three of the four employees managed to run out of the the restaurant, according to a release.

The one remaining employee was then demanded to open the cash register, which she did.

The gunman then fled the restaurant.

He is described as being about 20-25 years old, 5’4″ tall and weighing about 150 pounds.

He was wearing a blue camouflage hoodie, blue jeans and white sneakers.

Below is surveillance video from incident.