Ann Arbor restaurant robbed second time in six months

The owners of Mary's Fabulous Chicken & Fish were robbed Wednesday night at knifepoint.

You've got to kidding me. These folks just can't catch a break. In Michigan, less than six months after being brutally beaten and robbed by two teens outside of his restaurant, the owner of Mary's Fabulous Chicken and Fish in Ann Arbor was robbed again -- at knife point -- this week.

Mary's Fabulous Chicken and Fish owners robbed for 2nd time in 6 months

On Wednesday night, an assailant entered the restaurant, pushed 75-year-old Yong Kim to the ground and held his wife, 68-year-old Doo Kim, at knifepoint. The robber then took about $120 and ran away. Fortunately, nobody was hurt in the incident. But damn, this restaurant could use some better luck.

Last summer, Mr. Kim was attacked outside the restaurant while he was walking to his car. Two teens punched, kicked and beat Kim with a plastic milk crate before robbing him and running away with his wallet. The suspects were arrested and pleaded guilty in the assault.

The two 16-year-old boys accused in the attack, Antonio Young and Carmichael Chavis, have pleaded guilty in the assault.

The two admitted to punching, kicking and beating Kim with a milk crate before taking his wallet in Washtenaw County Trial Court last week.

Kim suffered two large cuts on top of his head, requiring about 20 staples, and had extensive damage to his face and neck.

The two, who are charged as adults, pleaded guilty to charges of armed robbery, conspiracy to commit armed robbery and assault with intent to commit great bodily harm less than murder.

The suspect in this week's robbery is described as a heavy set, light-skinned black male, about 30 to 40 years old. He is about 5 feet 4 inches or 5 feet 5 inches tall with a mustache. He was last seen wearing a black sweatshirt and gray sweatpants. Mr. Kim says that he had seen the man in the area before.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Ann Arbor Police Department tip line at 734-794-6939 or email TIPS@a2gov.org.

Meanwhile, Mr. Kim says intends to add cameras to the restaurant's current security measures.

More here: 'It happens': Restaurant owner to increase security following second robbery in 6 months

UPDATE: Police have arrested a 44-year-old Ann Arbor man in connection with the robbery.

More here: Ann Arbor police arrest man in Mary's Fabulous Chicken restaurant robbery

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