MERCED — No injuries were reported during an armed robbery Sunday morning at a Jack in the Box restaurant on 13th and V streets in Merced.
The robbery was reported at 6:15 a.m. and no suspects are in custody, according to Merced police Sgt. Don King.
Two men entered the restaurant wearing hooded sweat shirts and demanded cash from an employee. One of the men was brandishing a firearm, King said. The employee complied with the robbers' demands, then the two men fled on foot.
Police are asking anyone with information about the incident to call Sgt. Scott Skinner at (209) 385-4702 or the department's automated tip line at (209) 385-4725. Residents also can text a tip to TIP411 (847411) using "comvip" as the first word in the text message. Tips are kept confidential, and tipsters can remain anonymous.