Macon restaurant robbed

Macon police are investigating an armed robbery Thursday at Hong Kong Express, 2444 Pio Nono Ave.

About 7:30 p.m., a gunman entered the takeout restaurant displaying a handgun, jumped over the front counter and took an undisclosed amount of cash from the register, according to a police news release.

The robber fled the scene on foot and was last seen running behind the building, according to the release. No injuries were reported.Witnesses described the gunman as a slender black male about 6 feet tall wearing dark pants, a black jacket, a black skull cap and gloves.

Anyone with any information about the robbery is asked to call Macon police at (478) 751-7500 or Macon Regional CrimeStoppers at (877) 68-CRIME.