open all night, dealing with drunks, rude customers, people that decide to go
All reasons why Nathaniel Lee, a former Waffle House employee, believes late-night restaurants are
perfect targets for thieves, and why a bandit robbed this Huddle House
restaurant on Richland Avenue in Aiken around 1 a.m. Tuesday.
subject did not present a weapon, however he did indicate that he had one," said Lt. Jake Mahoney. with the Aiken Public Safety Department. "He
demanded money from a store employee. Upon receiving that money he fled the
store on foot."
in the area say they're not at all surprised by the incident last night because
they say this Huddle House gets robbed all the time.
do you expect? The economy is going down the drain," Lee said. "They're open all night. Sounds like a recipe for me."
say this Huddle House was robbed in April, May and June this year! Police say
video evidence at restaurants and businesses open ‘round-the-clock are just one
of the ways to deter criminals.
more than one employee on duty, having your employees be vigilant, exterior
lighting, and just being on alert; on the lookout, and paying attention to your
We spoke with
employees here at Huddle House, and they say no one was injured, and that the
robbery was just a scare. Now investigators are in the process of interviewing
surrounding businesses and witnesses hoping to find a suspect.
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