Atlanta police ask for public’s help in finding armed robbers of lesbian-owned Delia’s Chicken Sausage

Atlanta police and Crime Stoppers are asking for the public’s help in finding two armed men who robbed lesbian-owned Delia’s Chicken Sausage restaurant on Moreland Avenue in East Atlanta last month.

The robbery happened on Jan. 9 at about 11 p.m. One man was armed with a pistol and the other man armed with a rifle, according to police.

Crime Stoppers is asking for any help leading to an arrest and indictment of the suspects. People can submit tips anonymously and may be eligible for up to a $2,000 reward. The tip line is 404-577-TIPS (8477) or online at

Screen Shot 2015-02-06 at 12.44.32 AMThe  suspect with the pistol was described as wearing a gray hoodie underneath a black leather jacket. The suspect with the rifle was described as being in his 20s, average build with a beard and mustache, wearing a dark blue hoodie with a design on the back, black cargo pants and black shoes or boots.

Screen Shot 2015-02-06 at 12.44.45 AMAccording to the police report, both men entered the restaurant and immediately pulled out their weapons. Employees ran to the back of the restaurant to get away from the suspects; however, one employee, confused as to what was happening, was shoved by the suspect with the pistol to the cash register and forced to try to open it at gunpoint.

The suspect with the rifle took the cell phones from two other employees and a customer as he walked in.

The employee held at gunpoint to open the register failed to open it and the suspects took off running behind the restaurant toward Glenwood Avenue, according to the APD report.