Crime Alert: Armed robbery at Reynolda Village

The Winston-Salem Police Department is investigating an armed robbery in which an unidentified male robbed the Village Tavern restaurant in Reynolda Village.

The incident occurred Oct. 2 at approximately 11 p.m. The suspect held an employee at gunpoint and took cash from the restaurant. No one was injured.

The suspect has been described as a tall, thin male wearing a black or dark colored hoodie, pants and ski mask. He was last seen in the Reynolda Road area.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Winston-Salem Police Department by calling 911 or 336-773-7700 or Winston-Salem Crime Stoppers at 336-727-2800. Information that may assist in the investigation may also be provided to University Police at 336-758-5911 or reported through the University’s Silent Witness website.

The safety and security of Wake Forest students is the top priority of the University. The University shares recent concerns expressed about criminal activity in the city and is especially concerned about any potential incidents in the areas around campus.

As a matter of precaution, WFUPD recommends all on campus review personal safety and crime prevention tips, download the LiveSafe App and ride the University shuttle system, which includes an on-call shuttle.