Two suspects on the run after robbing multiple restaurants in Colorado Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - Police were asking the community to track down two robbery suspects who they say robbed two local fast food restaurants Thursday night.

The first robbery was reported at a Wingstop just after 9 p.m. near the 1500 block of Space Center Drive.

According to employees, two armed men walked in through the back entrance of the restaurant just before it closed.

Police say none of the workers were hurt, but the suspects were able to get away before officers arrived.

While police were investigating that robbery, another robbery was reported at a different Wingstop near the 600 block of Stetson Hills Boulevard.

When officers arrived at the second restaurant and searched for the suspects, they were able to confirm that the two crimes were connected.

The men were able to flee the scene with an unknown amount of cash.

The suspects were described as two black men in their early 20's and were also wearing face masks.

If you have any information regarding these crimes, you are encouraged to contact the Colorado Springs Police Department at (719)-444-7000.