(WBIR- Knoxville) A Wendy's restaurant was robbed at gunpoint Thursday evening.
It happened around 9:30 p.m. at the Wendy's at 8305 Kingston Pike.
Officers say a man entered the restaurant through a back door and entered the office. He produced a handgun and demanded money.
The suspect fled the restaurant with an unknown amount of cash through the rear of the store. As he fled, he struck an employee on her face with an unknown object.
An investigation is underway.