Chinatown restaurant robbed at gunpoint

Ken Kee restaurant. (Yelp!)

CHICAGO — Two armed men robbed a Chinatown restaurant at gunpoint on Tuesday night, Chicago police said. The offenders remain on the loose

The gunmen entered Ken Kee Restaurant, 2129 South China Place around 11:49 p.m. and displayed handguns. They ordered the restaurant cashier and took valuables from a 34-year-old man and a 23-year-old woman. Both complied.

Initial information indicated the pair got away with the restaurant’s cash, an iPhone, and a victim’s Canada Goose jacket.

Officers at the scene said the robbers were two Black males, one of whom wore a bright orange hoodie. They fled on foot after the holdup.

Editor’s note: CPD’s original press statement about this incident said patrons were robbed. The department now says no patrons were involved.

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