Employees pistol-whipped during Church’s Chicken robbery

East Point police are investigating a violent robbery Tuesday night that sent two fast food restaurant employees to the hospital.

Channel 2 Action News reported that the robbery happened about 11:30 p.m. at the Church’s Chicken in the 3200 block of Camp Creek Parkway.

The masked gunman pistol-whipped two employees during the robbery, hitting them in the head, according to Channel 2.

The restaurant’s dining room was closed, but the drive-thru window was still open, and detectives were trying to determine how the gunman got into the building.