Armed robbery at Augusta restaurant

Police are searching for an armed robber after he held up Church’s Chicken at 901 Laney Walker Blvd., and got away with cash Friday night.

Around 9 p.m., deputies responded to the restaurant where witnesses told them a black man wearing a black sweatshirt and with a white t-shirt tied over his face brandished a pistol and got away with cash from the register.

He was last seen running east on Laney Walker.