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Police on the lookout for knife-wielding robbers

LYNDON – Police are looking for information on two masked men who robbed the Conoco at knifepoint Tuesday night, taking about $1,275 and some cigarettes.

Officers responded to a call of an armed robbery at about 10 p.m.. Two men wearing dark masks entered the gas station at 540 W. Commercial St., flashed the knife at the two employees and demanded the money in the register, Police Chief Mike Fisk said Wednesday. They have no suspects, he said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Whiteside County Sheriff’s Department, 815-772-4044, or the anonymous reward hotline, Crime Stoppers, at 815-625-7867.

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