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Robbers hold Palm Bay restaurant employees at gunpoint

Duo steal cash before fleeing

Local 6: Morning News at 6a

PALM BAY, Fla. – Palm Bay police are trying to identify two assailants wanted for an armed robbery at a seafood restaurant.

Just after 11 p.m. Friday, two people entered The Shack at 4845 Dixie Highway. The restaurant had closed for the night, with the last customer leaving 30 minutes earlier, Local 6 News partner Florida Today reported.

The culprits rounded up all the employees at gunpoint and ordered them to surrender cash from the register and the safe. The employees complied and the duo fled.

No one was injured.

The robbers were dressed in dark clothing and their faces were covered. There is no information regarding whether they fled on foot or in a vehicle.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Central Florida Crimeline at 800-423-TIPS. Callers can remain anonymous and can be eligible for cash rewards of up to $1,000 in the case.