Wonderful Restaurant robbed at gunpoint in Yorktown

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YORKTOWN, Va. (WAVY) – Police are investigating an armed robbery of the Wonderful Restaurant Asian Cuisine and Sushi Bar Tuesday night.

Deputies with the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office were called to the restaurant around 9 p.m., and talked with one of the employees.

The employee told the deputies that two men armed with handguns entered the restaurant while he was in the kitchen.

The suspects made everyone in the kitchen lay on the floor. The Sheriff’s Office says two employees were struck in the head as they were told to get on the floor.

A third suspect is believed to have been outside at the time. The Sheriff’s Office says the suspects left the restaurant with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The employees who were hit in the head were treated at the scene, and not taken to the hospital.

The Sheriff’s Office says it is investigating a possible connection between this robbery and two others the same night; one at a 7-Eleven in Newport News and an attempted robbery at a hair salon in Hampton. The said the clothing description matched in each case.

Anyone with information on this crime please call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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