Two men rob Pizza Hut employee in Palm Springs

Police describe suspects as Hispanic men 18 to 20 years old

POSTED: 06:16 AM PST Feb 12, 2013 
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PALM SPRINGS, Calif. -

Two men robbed a Pizza Hut employee outside the business at gunpoint Monday, a Palm Springs police spokesman said.

      The robbery was reported around 9:40 a.m. at the Pizza Hut at 1180 S.  Palm Canyon Drive. The employee walked out the back door and was approached by  two men, one of whom brandished a handgun and ordered the victim to the ground,  Palm Springs police Sgt. Mike Kovaleff said.

      The suspects, who took unspecified property from the victim and drove  off, were described as Hispanic men about 18 to 20 years old, wearing black  hooded sweatshirts, black pants and black sunglasses.

      Anyone with information was asked to contact the Palm Springs Police  Department at (760) 323-8116 or Coachella Valley Crime Stoppers at (760) 341- 7867.