Newport News IHOP restaurant robbed

Posted at 4:31 PM, May 02, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-06 11:55:37-04

Newport News, Va. - A IHOP restaurant was robbed at gunpoint on 11745 Jefferson Avenue early Saturday morning.

Officials say an armed man locked seven IHOP employees in a restroom while getting away with an undisclosed amount of money around 5 a.m.

The suspect is described as a black male wearing all black, including gloves and a mask.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.