A stocky man with a black stocking or pantyhose over his face walked up to the Sonic Drive-In, 1820 Wynnton Road, about 1:25 a.m. Friday, pulled a handgun and robbed the restaurant of an undisclosed amount of money.
Columbus Police Lt. Lynn Joiner said no one was injured and the man fled on foot.
The man was described as in his early 30s, six-foot to six-foot-two, weighing 210-240 pounds. An employee said he was wearing a blue sweat shirt and pants and blue baseball cap.
The robbery is under investigation.