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MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Milwaukee police are searching for two suspects in an armed robbery that took place at Compcell on National Ave. Thursday, October 17th.

The incident took place shortly after 2 p.m.

Two men entered the store with hoods on to conceal their identities. The first man walked to a locked employee door while the second man approached a customer and pointed a handgun at him.

The first suspect forced open the employee door and walked to the back. The armed suspect forced the customer into the employee area with the other suspect.

While in the back room, the customer, an employee and the store owner were ordered to get on the floor with their faces down. The suspects then stole money from a lock box, several phones and an iPad from the store before fleeing on S. 35th St.

The first suspect is described as an African-American male between 20- and 28-years-old, approximately 5’8″ to 5’9″ tall, weighing 160 to 170 pounds and wearing a hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans.

The second suspect is described as an African-American male between 20- and 30-years-old, approximately 5’11” to 6’0″ tall, weighing 160-170 pounds and wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt, dark pants and black gym shoes with a white Nike logo.

If you have any information you are asked to call Milwaukee Police at 414-935-7360.

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