HUNTINGTON — Tudor's Biscuit World's 29th Street location was robbed at apparent gunpoint just after noon Sunday, and an unknown suspect remains at large after fleeing on foot.

The robbery happened during business hours around 12:15 p.m. when a man approached the restaurant counter and flashed what appeared to be a gun, handing a note to the cashier demanding money from the register, Huntington Police Chief Hank Dial said.

The suspect managed to take between $35 and $50 cash, then fled east toward Guyandotte on foot. Neither employees nor patrons inside the restaurant were harmed. The 29th Street location closed for the remainder of the business day.

Huntington Police, Cabell County Sheriff's deputies and West Virginia State Police all responded to the robbery and the search for the suspect. At least one man was detained as a suspect in Guyandotte during the immediate aftermath, though he was later released. No arrests had been made as of press time, Dial said.

Cabell County emergency radio traffic during the incident described the suspect as a white male with medium-length blonde hair, pierced ears and a pointed nose.

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