Westport sushi restaurant robbed at gunpoint
A Post Road East sushi restaurant was held up Sunday night by an armed robber.
A man entered the Red Bean Sushi Restaurant, 1711 Post Road East, shortly before 10 p.m. and pointed a handgun at the clerk as she was counting cash receipts from the register.
The masked gunman grabbed the cash and fled on foot. No one in the restaurant was injured.
Police searched the area, assisted by a canine, but the man was not found.
The suspect is described by police as a black male, about 5 feet 5 inches tall, with short hair and wearing a black coat and dark hat.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Westport Police Department's main number at 203-341-6000 or the Detective Bureau at 203-341-6082.