Armed Man Steals $8K From Chain Restaurant in Monrovia

Kitchen hours were closed and employees were closing up when the alleged robbery took place.

By Samia Khan and Oleevia Woo
|  Tuesday, May 6, 2014  |  Updated 5:41 AM PDT
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Armed Man Steals $8K From Claim Jumper

An armed man in a ski mask stole around $8,000 cash from a Claim Jumper restaurant in Monrovia on Monday, May 5, 2014.

About $8,000 cash was stolen after a man wearing a ski mask held a manager at gunpoint at a Claim Jumper restaurant in the San Gabriel Valley Monday night.

The holdup occurred at about 11:50 p.m. at the Claim Jumper located at 820 W. Huntington Drive, according to the Monrovia Police Department.

Monrovia police and the California Highway Patrol set up a perimeter around the restaurant, evacuated employees and conducted a search of the building, but no one was found inside.

The kitchen was closed and employees were closing up at the time of the heist.

No one was injured.
 

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