2 men hold up gas station

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WCIA) — Police are investigating an armed robbery. It happened about 3:20 am, Thursday, at Circle K, in the 3200-block of Clearlake Avenue.

Two masked suspects entered the store and demanded money before fleeing on foot. The suspects are described as follows: The first is about 6′, medium build and was wearing a dark gray sweatshirt, dark pants and a black ski mask. The second suspect is between 5’8″ – 5’10”, thin build and was wearing a black sweatshirt with yellow lettering of Missouri, blue pants with a white stripe down the side and a ski mask.

The second suspect had a handgun and kept it pointed at the employee as the first suspect took cash from the register. The employee was not hurt.

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