Leland police seek Pizza Hut armed robber

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By Staff Report

Leland police are looking for the man who robbed the Pizza Hut on Village Road early Monday morning.

The robber put his revolver to the night manager’s neck as she was leaving the business, forced her back inside, demanded access to the safe and left with an undisclosed amount of money, according to a police department news release.

The robber is described only as a slender black man last seen wearing a blue bandana over his face and blue denim jeans, the release said.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call the police department at (910) 371-1100.

In addition, Leland police are asking business owners to be cautious of their surroundings at closing time. If necessary, call the police department or 911 and ask for police presence at closing time.