Gunmen hold up restaurant at busy south Charlotte shopping center

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Two gunmen robbed the Chopt Creative Salad Co. in the Park Road Shopping Center at about 9:10 p.m. Sunday while eight employees were inside, police said.

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The restaurant had just closed when the robbers rushed in through the back door.

Ashlee Anderson said she shops at the popular area and often has her two sons with her.

"It's disturbing,” she said. “I mean, you don't think that would happen in our neighborhood and so it's very unnerving."

There were no injuries reported.

"It won't stop me from coming here,” customer Kay Jones said. “I walk with an energy that nothing is going to mess with me."

No arrests have been made.

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