Police were searching for two armed robbers Monday after surveillance video showed them using a shotgun to hold up a Pizza Hut in Buena Park.
The robbery took place about 11:20 p.m. Sunday at the Pizza Hut in the 6800 block of Beach Boulevard, the Buena Park Police Department stated in a news release.
“Two subjects came in wearing hoodies and masks. One carrying a shotgun, the other possibly a handgun, and they robbed the Pizza Hut,” said Sgt. Shawn Morgan of the Police Department.
Video showed one of the robbers pointing a shotgun at the employees as made his way to the back of the restaurant.
The second robber appeared to be stuffing cash into a backpack before they both fled the store.
The person with the shotgun was described as a black man, about 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighing nearly 150 pounds. He was wearing blue jeans and a hooded sweatshirt.
The second robber was described as a black man, standing 5 feet 7 inches tall and also weighed about 150 pounds, according to police. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and a black bandana over the lower portion of his face.
The robbers got away with an undetermined amount of money, according to the news release.
Anyone with information about the robbery was asked to call Police Detective Eric Burciaga at 714-562-3901.