Armed customer defends restaurant against robbers

November 26, 2011 4:39:48 PM PST
An attempted aggravated robbery at a local Denny's restaurant ended in a shootout Saturday when an armed customer pulled a gun on the suspects.

It happened at the Denny's in the 11900 block of East Freeway at Federal Rd.

A witness told us one or two suspects entered the restaurant, brandishing guns and demanding money.

A tow truck driver in the restaurant also happened to have a gun.

According to the witness, the tow truck driver pulled his gun on the suspects and a shootout ensued.

No one was injured. The suspect or suspects fled, but they left without any money.

Additional information was not immediately available.