2 armed men wearing masks attempt to rob restaurant

Crime Scene

Two men attempted to rob the China East restaurant Wednesday evening, according to Fort Mill Police.

The incident occurred on Highway 160 East in Fort Mill. Witnesses say the two men were armed with handguns and wore dark colors, masks and gloves.

Employees said the two men entered the restaurant through the rear door demanding money. Several customers and an employee ran out of the front door.

The suspects saw the employee outside using his cellphone and the robbers fled the scene in a light-colored vehicle.

The suspects did not get away with any money and no injuries were reported. This is an ongoing investigation.