2 sought in Modesto robbery, beating

Two men robbed a massage studio on McHenry Avenue on Monday night and pistol whipped one of the employees, according to Modesto police.

At about 7:30 p.m. officers responded to Lin Massage at 3133 McHenry Ave. for a report of an armed robbery, according to Sgt. Rick Armendariz.

Two men entered the business demanding money and brandishing guns. One of the suspects beat a male employee with his gun, Armendariz said.

The victim was treated at the scene; the two suspects escaped with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspects are described as Latino. One is 5-foot-7 with a thin build and wore a black-hooded sweatshirt. The other is 5-foot-9 with a medium build.