The Aiken Department of Public Safety is seeking a robbery suspect who held a restaurant employee at gunpoint Wednesday.
Police have issued an arrest warrant for John Lyndon Upson for robbery while armed with a deadly weapon, according to a statement from public safety.
On Wednesday, two men approached an employee at Captain D’s at 1907 Whiskey Road while he was taking out trash. One of the suspects put a gun to the employee’s head and told another employee to open the store’s safe, the statement said.
After the safe was opened, the employees were put into the restaurant’s cooler.
Anyone with information can call Crimestoppers of the Midlands at (888) 274-6372.