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Gunmen sought after in Lehigh Acres store robbery

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Posted at 11:27 AM, Feb 03, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-03 11:27:43-05

Two gunmen are on the run after targeting a Family Dollar store in Lehigh Acres, Friday night.

The robbery happened at around 9:30 p.m. at a store located at 2005 Joel Boulevard.

Authorities say a black male entered the store while a second black male suspect stood guard at the front door.

The man inside is accused of pointing a gun at the two on-duty clerks and demanding cash from the register. 

After receiving an undisclosed amount of money, both men fled  the scene in an unknown direction, according to authorities.

Both suspects are described as being approximately 6'0" with a thin build. Both men were wearing black clothing and gloves during the time of the robbery.

Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS.