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Armed robbery at closed Decatur restaurant

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DECATUR, GA (CBS46) -

Police are looking for two men they say robbed a Decatur restaurant early Friday morning. The Pinewood Restaurant was closed at the time of the armed robbery.

An employee told police she was approached by a suspect with a handgun when she exited the rear of the restaurant. She said the suspect forced her to her knees and began asking her about the number of people inside and where the money was kept.

She was forced back inside the restaurant and placed on the floor. 

Two suspects entered the restaurant and rounded up the additional four victims located inside. The victims were placed on the floor with their hands bound and questioned about the whereabouts of the cash.

The suspects took personal belongings from the business and personal belongings from the five victims and fled.

Below are the descriptions of the suspects:

  • Suspect 1: Male, early to mid-20s, approximately 5'5 with a slender build, wearing a dark, possible gray hooded sweatshirt, black mask, gloves, blue jeans and armed with a handgun
  • Suspect 2: Male, early to mid-20s, approximately 5'8 with a slender build, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black mask, gloves, blue jeans and armed with a handgun

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