Kenneth Chipemba, 37, of Springboro, and Kabinga Kwambana, 22, of Cincinnati were taken into custody at the restaurant located at 4394 Gleneste-Withamsville Road after Union Township police report they responded to a hold up alarm that sounded at 11:50 p.m.
When officers initially responded they found an open door and an employee who indicated Chipemba and Kwambana were inside, according to a release. Other officers surrounded the restaurant as the two initial officers entered the building.
Chipemba and Kwambana were armed and surrendered without incident to police after attempting to flee through a backdoor. Employees were found zip-tied in the restaurant and immediately freed by officers.
Union Twp. police believe the men to be suspects in similar robberies in the area and notified other jurisdictions, according to Lt. Scott Gaviglia.
Both suspects were charged with felony aggravated robbery and kidnapping. Police believe more charges will follow after a grand jury hearing.