Two masked and armed suspects held up the Atwater Village Sizzler and pistol whipped an employee during a Sunday morning robbery, police said. Customers were present at the Los Feliz Boulevard restaurant when the gunman displayed their weapons and then took money from the safe, said Lt. Patricia Sandoval of the Northeast Division. The employee who was slapped with a gun did not require to be hospitalized, she said.
The suspects remain at large but police obtained information about the robbers’ getaway vehicle and are continuing to purse the case, Sandoval said. The robbery appears to be an isolated incident, she said.