Armed Robbery Last Night at Yakima Sonic

Yakima Police are investigating an armed robbery at Sonic Drive-in on South First Street last night.

According to police, a hispanic man with a thin build and a goatee pulled into the restaurant's parking lot and placed an order.  When the employee returned, the suspect showed a gun and demanded the employees cash.

The employee handed it over and the robber and a passenger fled in a green sedan.

Police were able to stop the vehicle on I-82 and arrested the passenger, but the driver fled on foot.

The suspect remains at large.