Man sought after Denny's robbery


Moments before 6 a.m., the man handed a Denny's cashier a note demanding cash after finishing his meal. Noticing the butt of a handgun in the man's waistband, the cashier gave him the money, police said.

Sgt. Lisa Hugdahl said there were a few other patrons dining in the restaurant during the robbery, but that they did not appear to notice the crime in progress.

"It was pretty low-key," she said.

The suspect -- described as a thin, bald Hispanic man in his mid 20s clad in black - was last seen on foot toward Contra Costa Boulevard.

Anyone with information about the robbery is urged to call the Pleasant Hill Police Department's investigations division at (925) 288-4630.

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