UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, Ohio (WJW) – Police are investigating after an armed robbery that happened at Applebee’s in University Heights over the weekend.
Around 12:22 a.m. Sunday, a police report said the suspect came up to employees who were smoking behind the building, pulled out a handgun and demanded money.
The report said the employees were forced back inside through the kitchen and the manager gave the suspect a metal box containing petty cash.
The suspect then left through the kitchen door and ran away, the report said.
Police searched the area with a K-9 unit but couldn’t find the suspect.