Barnstable Police Report Attempted Armed Robbery at Chick-fil-A

Fleeing suspect apprehended after employees called police...
Cole Reissner, age 20, of Sandwich was arrested by Barnstable Police following an attempted armed robbery at Chick-fil-A in Hyannis. (BPD booking photo)

From Barnstable Police (verbatim):

At approximately 9:40 pm on November 15th Barnstable Police were notified of an attempted armed robbery with a knife at the Chick-Fil-A restaurant in Hyannis. The caller gave police a physical description of a white male subject in his twenties who had approached the drive-up window on foot with a grey sweatshirt wrapped around his head. Witnesses stated the male was holding a knife and demanded money. Employees refused to give the suspect money and he then fled on foot on Rte. 132. 

Responding officers located a male suspect who matched the description walking north on Rte. 132. He was identified as 20-year-old Cole Reissner of Sandwich and he was in possession of a folding knife and grey sweater inside his backpack. Reissner was identified by witnesses as a former employee of the restaurant. He was placed under arrest and charged with Attempting to Commit a Crime to wit Armed Robbery while Masked. 

Reissner was held at the Barnstable Police Station on $2500 cash bail and then transported to Barnstable District Court on 11/16/18 for arraignment. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on