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Taco Bell Robbed at Gunpoint in Carlsbad

Carlsbad CA— Last night, January 19, at 10:39 p.m., the City of Carlsbad Police Department responded to a robbery at Taco Bell, 6017 Paseo Del Norte.

A preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect, who was on foot, reached inside the drive-through window as an employee completed a drive-through order.  The suspect took an undetermined amount of currency from the cash register before fleeing the area westbound on foot.  The suspect held a handgun in his other hand.

The suspect was described as a white male in his early 20’s wearing a white ski mask, a black hooded sweatshirt and black gloves.

The suspect was not located and this robbery investigation is ongoing. If you have any information please contact the Carlsbad Police Department at (760) 931‐2197

This is the second armed robbery of a restaurant in the area this week. The TGIFridays was robbed at gunpoint on Sunday morning. More information about the TGIFridays hold-up can be found here [Link]