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Family Dollar store robbed at gunpoint

The Family Dollar at 5725 N. Broadway was robbed last night by two men, one of which was reportedly wielding a handgun. A 911 call from one of the store’s employees was received around 6:30PM, and police responded. Chicago News Report indicates “Both suspects were described as African American men. One suspect was wearing a black jacket and a red scarf over his face. His pants were also sagging. The second crook is about 6’2″ and was last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt. He was armed with a blue steel pistol. Police did not disclose the amount of money stolen from the Edgewater Family Dollar store.

Authorities said the store was robbed last week.”

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