The suspect was described as an African-American male between 5’8″ and 6′. No injuries were reported.
PFC Marty Heinefield and OFC Stacey Shockley of the Chestertown Police Department were first to arrive at the scene.
The restaurant was closed and only two employees were on duty.
A K-9 unit was brought in to track the suspect, but the scent was lost after a few steps, said Chestertown Police Chief John Dolgos.
Det. Chris Pavon will take over the investigation.