Around 5pm yesterday Amarillo Police responded to a call of a man inside the Taco Bell on Ross threatening people with a gun.

When officers arrived they saw a man matching the suspects description running west from the restaurant.

Officers were searching the alley near 25th & Ross when they observed a man stand up from inside a dumpster.  They took him into custody.

During a search officers found a .45 caliber handgun and a fixed blade knife.

The suspect, Mario Felix Mencias, 29 was booked into Potter County.