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Man With Knife Robs Chuy's At Opry Mills Mall

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Man With Knife Robs Chuy's At Opry Mills Mall

By Jenny White. CREATED Jul 27, 2014 - UPDATED: Jul 28, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn. –  A man with a knife robbed Chuy’s Restaurant at Opry Mills Sunday night.

Metropolitan Nashville Police said the suspect robbed the restaurant as it was closing around 9:40 p.m.

An employee told police he let a man who was wearing a Chuy's shirt inside the restaurant, thinking it was another employee.

Once inside, the man allegedly held the manager at knife point.

Police said the suspect got away with a large amount of cash from the safe.

The suspect then fled the scene before police arrived. Police said the robber left the knife behind.

A witness took down his license plate number, and police said they were reviewing surveillance video of the crime.

No injuries were reported.