Three men steal cash from Laurel restaurant

January 30, 1996|By Alisa Samuels | Alisa Samuels,SUN STAFF

Howard County police are searching for three thieves -- two armed with knives -- who robbed two Pizza Hut employees in Laurel after they closed the business for the day.

The employees were not injured during the robbery, which happened about 2:40 a.m. Saturday at the Pizza Hut in the 9100 block of Maier Road, police said.

Two men with knives approached the employees and demanded cash, then snatched a night deposit bag from one employee, police said.

A third man joined them when they went around to the rear of the building, and all three ran on foot, heading north on U.S. 1.

One of the robbers is described as a black male, about 5 feet 11 inches tall, with a heavy build, police said. He was wearing a red shirt, dark pants and a bandanna over his face.

The second robber is described as a black male, about 5 feet 8 inches tall, with a thin build, police said. He was wearing a dark sweat shirt and pants and a white cloth over his face.

The third suspect is described as an unshaven, light-skinned black male 5 feet 10 inches tall with a mustaches.

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