ATHERTON (CBS SF) – The San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Tuesday armed robbery at a restaurant near Redwood City.
Deputies responded at 6:44 p.m. to Bonsai Sushi in the 3400 block of El Camino Real in response to a reported armed robbery.READ MORE: CHP Arrests Fencing Suspect, Recover Stolen Merchandise From Louis Vuitton Smash-And-Grab
Deputies said a man entered the restaurant, simulated he had a gun beneath his jacket and demanded money.
The suspect pushed an employee to the ground, grabbed the restaurant’s cash register and fled the scene.READ MORE: Man Arrested Following Weekend Bar Shooting In Belmont
He was last seen running north on El Camino Real.
The suspect is described as a black man wearing a hooded jacket and black pants.
Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call the sheriff’s office at (650) 363-4055 or (650) 363-4064.MORE NEWS: Thieves Drive Vehicles Into San Jose Businesses to Steal ATMs During Crime Spree
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