Barnstable Police Report Attempted Armed Robbery at Chick-fil-A

Fleeing suspect apprehended after employees called police...
Cole Reissner, age 20, of Sandwich was arrested by Barnstable Police following an attempted armed robbery at Chick-fil-A in Hyannis. (BPD booking photo)

From Barnstable Police (verbatim):

At approximately 9:40 pm on November 15th Barnstable Police were notified of an attempted armed robbery with a knife at the Chick-Fil-A restaurant in Hyannis. The caller gave police a physical description of a white male subject in his twenties who had approached the drive-up window on foot with a grey sweatshirt wrapped around his head. Witnesses stated the male was holding a knife and demanded money. Employees refused to give the suspect money and he then fled on foot on Rte. 132. 

Responding officers located a male suspect who matched the description walking north on Rte. 132. He was identified as 20-year-old Cole Reissner of Sandwich and he was in possession of a folding knife and grey sweater inside his backpack. Reissner was identified by witnesses as a former employee of the restaurant. He was placed under arrest and charged with Attempting to Commit a Crime to wit Armed Robbery while Masked. 

Reissner was held at the Barnstable Police Station on $2500 cash bail and then transported to Barnstable District Court on 11/16/18 for arraignment.


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