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Bloomington Police Investigating Armed Robbery

Last updated on Thursday, April 11, 2013

(BLOOMINGTON) - The Bloomington Police Department is investigating a reported armed robbery involving a group of men, one wielding a handgun.

Police were called to the 2400 block of South Broadview Drive at about 11:40 p.m. Monday.

BPD Sgt. Joseph Crider says to boys, ages 17 and 19, told police they were sitting in a garage area behind the residence when three unknown men approached.

One of the men, described as 6 feet tall, thin and having facial hair was carrying a black handgun.

The man reportedly punched the 19-year-old, ordered both victims to the ground and stole the 19-year-old's wallet, which contained an undisclosed amount of cash.

Crider says, a second suspect, described as 5 feet 8 inches tall and average build, had pepper spray. The third suspect, also about 5 feet 8 inches tall and average build, was unarmed.

Crider says, the 19-year-old suffered minor injuries but was not transported to the hospital.

Those with information pertaining to the case are asked to contact BPD Detective Chris Guidry at 812-339-4477.

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