Three suspects tie up five China Moon employees in armed robbery

4 years 10 months 1 week ago Sunday, December 14 2014 Dec 14, 2014 Sunday, December 14, 2014 9:19:00 AM CST December 14, 2014 in News
By: Lauren Donovan, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - Three suspects armed with handguns robbed the China Moon Restaurant on Rangeline Street at 10 p.m. Saturday night. 

The suspects who wore masks and dark clothing demanded money from the register and tied up the five employees. The suspects then fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money. 

The business was closed at the time of the robbery, no one was injured and there was no damage to property. 

An employee with China Moon who was restrained by the perpetrators said, "This is terrible, these kids seem really young. It is horrible, this neighborhood is very nice."

An investigation is ongoing. If you have any information please contact the Columbia Police Department or Crime Stoppers at (573) 875-TIPS to remain anonymous.

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