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.

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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.

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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.

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