A man carrying a handgun and wearing a ski mask robbed the recently opened Domino's restaurant on South Fifth Street early Wednesday morning, police said.
Springfield police responded to Domino's at 2662 S. Fifth at 12:15 a.m. for a report of an armed robbery.
A store employee reported a man armed with a handgun entered the store through the back door and forced him to open the store safe.
After removing an unknown amount of cash from the safe, the robber fled in an unknown direction. No one was injured, police said.
The robber was described as a black man approximately 6 feet to 6 feet 3 inches tall, wearing all black clothing and a ski mask.
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