HAZELWOOD, Mo. (KMOV) -- A Steak 'n Shake employee and a robbery suspect engaged in a struggle while the suspect removed cash from the register early Friday morning.
Employees told Hazelwood police a male suspect in his early 20's entered the restaurant, located in the 6000 block of Howdershell, at approximately 5:30 a.m. and announced a robbery. The suspect implied a weapon, but never displayed it.
While removing money from the register, a struggle ensued between an employee and the suspect. The suspect was able to run from the store and no injuries were reported.
It is unknown if he escaped with any money from the register.
Hazelwood police are continuing the investigation.