North Seattle Business Robbed

On 1/18/09 at 6:55 p.m. two masked males came into a business in the 8500 block of Greenwood Av N. and confronted the lone female employee. She was told to give them all the money in Spanish.  One of the suspects came around the counter behind the clerk, the other suspect threw her a bag and she was told again to give them all the money in Spanish. The victim was struck in the face by one of the suspects and a gun placed to her head. She complied with their demands giving them the cash. The victim had her hands bound behind her and was placed into the rear restroom.  Along with the victim, a customer who walked in on the robbery was also bound and placed in the restroom. The owner arrived and called police.  The victims were not seriously injured. The suspects are at large and the investigation continues.