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Worker robbed at gunpoint outside Pizza Hut in Burlington

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2405 North Church St. (Google Maps)

BURLINGTON, N.C. — Police are searching for two men who robbed a Burlington Pizza Hut employee at gunpoint late Thursday night after she closed the restaurant.

According to police, officers responded just after 11:30 p.m. to the Pizza Hut at 2405 North Church St.

The victim told police she was walking to her car after closing the restaurant when two men approached her from behind.  The victim said one of the men displayed a silver handgun, grabbed the bank deposit bag she was carrying and pushed her to the ground.

Police say the suspects then ran away.  A K-9 unit led officers to the area of Rogers and Dare Street, but the suspects were not found.

The armed suspect was described as a light-skinned black male in his mid 30s who stood about 6′ tall and weighed about 270 pounds.  He had a thick mustache and beard and was wearing a blue bandana, a blue plaid shirt and blue jean shorts.

The second suspect was described as a dark-skinned black male in his late 20s standing about 5’7″ tall and weighing about 180 pounds.  He was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and dark pants.

No other details about the incident were available.

Anyone with further information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 229-7100.