Armed man robs Gainesville Subway, deputies say


GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A Gainesville Subway was robbed at gunpoint Thursday afternoon, the Alachua County Sheriff's Office said.

The robber, seen in surveillance photos, entered the restaurant on West Newberry Road about 3:30 p.m. armed with what appeared to be a silver revolver and demanded money from the cashier before leaving the restaurant on foot.

From the surveillance photos, the robber appeared to be a white man wearing a camo style ball cap, black or dark blue T-shirt, light colored brown patterned shorts that were knee length and dark colored shoes.

Anyone who can identify the robber or who has any additional information about the robbery is asked to contact the ACSO at 352-955-1818 or Detective Weitzel at 352-367-4161.