PLEASANT HILL -- An armed suspect jumped over the counter at a fast-food restaurant and robbed the store of an unknown amount of cash Tuesday night, police said.

No one was injured. The robbery was reported at 9:41 p.m. at the Taco Bell at 500 Contra Costa Boulevard.

The male suspect, dressed in black clothing and holding a handgun, entered the restaurant when there were no customers inside, according to Pleasant Hill police Sgt. Gary Brown. He jumped over the counter and ordered employees to give him the cash before fleeing in an unknown direction, Brown said.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call Pleasant Hill police at 925-288-4630.

Contact Daniel M. Jimenez at 510-262-2728. Follow him at Twitter.com/DMJreports.



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