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Eli's BBQ riverside location robbed at gunpoint

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Posted at 2:12 PM, Mar 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-07 14:40:21-05

CINCINNATI -- Eli's BBQ was robbed at gunpoint Monday morning but stayed open for the lunch rush, according to its owners.

The restaurant's official Twitter account tweeted about the incident Monday afternoon.

District 2 police are investigating the robbery but said they have no details to share in regards to the case.

No one was hurt, Eli's tweeted. The staff was "just a bit rattled." They later laughed off the situation with customers on Twitter.