An employee at a Smithfield restaurant was assaulted inside the business Tuesday night. Police said they were dispatched to Texas Steakhouse at 401 Outlet Center Drive shortly after 6:00pm.
Police said three individuals had ordered $77.75 in food and began to leave without paying. A female employee attempted to stop them from leaving but was assaulted by one of the customers and pushed to the side. The three individuals left before officers arrived. A description of the suspects was not released.
The employee did not report any injuries. Police are still investigating.