Arby's restaurant located at 5900 Owens Dr. was robbed Thursday night by a man who approached the counter and demanded money.
The employee behind the counter became frightened and went to the back of the store. The suspect then went behind the counter, removed an undisclosed amount of cash from the register and fled. No vehicle was seen in the get-away.
Pleasanton Police Lieutenant Brian Laurence said the robbery occurred at 8:05 p.m. Police responded to a robbery alarm at the restaurant within minutes, he said, and searched the area in an unsuccessful effort to track the suspect. Allied police agencies were also notified.
The suspect is described as an unknown race, dark skinned male adult; 19 to 25 years old; 5'5" to 5'8" tall; thin build. He was wearing dark framed sunglasses, a white hooded sweat shirt with multiple colors imprinted on it, and blue jeans.
Anybody with information about this crime is asked to contact the Pleasanton Police Department at (925) 931-5100.