Pizza shop worker attacked with ladle, cash register stolen during robbery in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH — A pizza shop worker was attacked with a ladle before a cash register was stolen early Wednesday morning in Pittsburgh’s Greenfield neighborhood.

The worker was locking up the Vocelli Pizza on Murray Avenue around 2:30 a.m. when two males approached him from behind and forced him back into the business, police said.

One of the males hit the victim over the head with a ladle before taking off with the entire cash register, police said.

No arrests have been made in the robbery.

The worker was not seriously hurt, police said.