NEWPORT NEWS - A 21-year-old man is charged with robbing a Chinese restaurant in Newport News.

Authorities say 21-year-old Simon T. Quartlbaum had a gun when he went into China Wok at 2008 Wickham Avenue about 1:30 p.m. on August 3.

After getting cash from the employees, he left, said police spokesman Lou Thurston, adding that no one was hurt.

Quartlbaum was in jail on unrelated charges when police served him warrants on Tuesday, Thurston added.

He's charged with three counts of robbery and four counts of use of a firearm.

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