Four Middle Georgia men have been charged in connection with a Sunday night armed robbery at Krystal, 2863 Pio Nono Ave.
Macon police responded to the fast food restaurant just before midnight in reference to an armed robbery in progress, according to a police news release.
The men allegedly took a cash register and cell phones from everyone inside the restaurant, according to police.
After receiving a description of the robbers’ vehicle, police spotted it in the area traveling at a high rate of speed. The men threw the cash register and a gun out of the car window at some point, according to the release.
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Officers followed the car to the intersection of Ell Street at E Street where the car struck a stop sign and the men ran away. They were captured following a short search and chase, according to police.
Joseph Jeremiah Jordan, 20, of Macon; Elio Demechee Bryant, 25, of McIntyre and Brandon Leigh Smith, 25, of Macon are charged with armed robbery. Anthony Tyquan Barnett, 20, of Macon is charged with armed robbery and theft by taking an automobile, according to the release.
The officers involved in the case were working on the Neighborhood Saturation 2011 operation.
Police are searching for a fifth suspect. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 751-7500 or Macon Regional CrimeStoppers at (877) 68-CRIME.