Chinatown restaurant robbed at gunpoint, Chicago police say

CHICAGO (WLS) — A Chinatown restaurant was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday night, Chicago police said.

The robbery took place at the Ken Kee restaurant in the 2100-block of South China Place at about 11:49 p.m.

Police said two male suspects entered the business with handguns and demanded money from the cashier.

The robbers also stole personal belongings from a 34-year-old man and a 23-year-old woman inside, police said.

In video from the scene, officers were seen inside the restaurant investigating, speaking with employees and taking photos near the cash register. They were also seen searching for fingerprints on a car parked outside that may also have been involved.

Luckily, no one was hurt or injured, police said.

The two suspects then left the restaurant on foot and are not in custody, police said. Area One detectives are investigating.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *