Thursday, Apr 24, 2014
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Avon Park convenience store robbed


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AVON PARK - Authorities were looking Wednesday for two men who robbed the Citgo, 901 U.S. 27 South, in Avon Park Tuesday evening, according to the Highlands County Sheriff's Office.

Nell Hays, public information officer for the sheriff's office, said no one was injured in the robbery around 10 p.m., but the robbers fled with money.

Hays said one or both of the robbers had guns.

It was the third robbery of an Avon Park convenience store in less than two months, but the other robberies only involved one robber.

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