The Avon Lake Police Department was dispatched to the China Star Restaurant located at 114 Moore Rd. after it was reported that a male entered the establishment while brandishing a silver pistol and ordered the witness to give him an undisclosed amount of money.
The witness stated that the suspect left the restaurant on foot, but was unclear as to which direction. Responding officers canvassed the area, but were unable to locate the suspect. The witness describes the suspect as a white male, approximately 5’10”, 145lbs., 20-23 years old, wearing a grey shirt, blue/black blue jeans, blue ski mask and blue back pack.
The picture of the individual shown below was observed in the area shortly before the incident and is a party of interest. Anyone with information as to their identity is asked to contact the Avon Lake Police Department at 440-933-4567.