Atlanta Taco Mac robbery attempt.
Manager fires at would be robber.
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Armed Taco Mac Manager Foils Robbery Attempt
Posted: 11:38 am EDT April 19, 2009Updated: 1:10 pm EDT April 19, 2009
ATLANTA -- A masked man, armed with a gun, attempted to rob a Taco Mac manager emptying garbage into a Dumpster, according to Atlanta police.
SLIDESHOW: Armed Taco Mac Manager Foils Robbery Attempt
The incident happened at about 3:10 a.m. Sunday at the Taco Mac Restaurant on North Highland Avenue.
Investigators said the would-be robber forced the manager, who was taking out the trash, back into the restaurant. Authorities said the would-be robber had no idea that the manager was armed.
Authorities said at some point, gunfire was exchanged between the manager and the man.
Investigators said the man fled in a vehicle. Police said they couldn’t confirm whether the would-be robber was actually shot or not.
Authorities are reviewing surveillance video.
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