Search On For Lone Gunman In Hemet Pizza Hut Robbery

HEMET (CBS) — Deputies were on the hunt for a lone gunman suspected of robbing a Pizza Hut restaurant in East Hemet.

Sgt. Robert Himmelberg said robbery, which took place at the eatery in the 25700 block of Stanford Street, was reported at 9:46 p.m. Friday.

“A lone suspect entered the business with a handgun and demanded money from the cash register,” Himmelberg said. “The suspect fled the scene on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.”

A description of the suspect was not immediately available.

Anyone with more information about the case is asked to contact the Hemet station at (951) 791-3400.

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