Restaurant worker stops knife-wielding robber

POSTED: 09:36 AM MDT Sep 30, 2013    UPDATED: 09:43 AM MDT Sep 30, 2013 
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IDAHO FALLS, Idaho -

An employee stopped a robbery at Los Albertos on West Broadway, Idaho Falls police said.

Officers were called to the restaurant around 11:10 p.m. Saturday for an attempted robbery. A worker told police that a white female came into the restaurant and demanded money. She was brandishing a knife.

The robber was wearing a blue hoodie, gray sweatpants and a white bandana over her face. Surveillance photos are not available.

The employee picked up a metal bar and told her to leave. She left without any money.

If you have any information, contact Idaho Falls police at (208) 529-1200 or Crimestoppers at 522-1983