Allentown police: Restaurant employee tried to chase down armed robber

Posted: 2:31 PM EST Dec 24, 2013   Updated: 6:24 PM EDT Nov 02, 2013

Allentown police say they are searching for an armed robbery suspect who got away after a victimized restaurant employee tried to chase him down.

Police say it happened around 11:30 a.m. Saturday, when a male walked into China Moon restaurant in the 2100 block of Union Boulevard.

As an employee opened the register, the suspect reached over the counter and into the register, grabbing $50, according to police.

The suspect ran outside and the employee gave chase. The employee backed off when the suspect pulled out a knife, police said.

No one was injured.

The suspect remains at-large.