LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) – Lafayette Police responded to a robbery in progress Tuesday to find the suspect being held down by employees at the business.

It happened in the 1600 block of Eraste Landry Road just after 1:30 p.m.

Police said the suspect was attempting to take money out of the register when he was confronted and held.

The employees tell KLFY that the suspect was seen entering the restaurant and going behind the register where he began taking money.

James Bearb, 44, of Lafayette, was arrested on one count of simple robbery and one count of simple battery, according to police.

No injuries were reported.