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Two armed, masked men rob Chelsea, flee on foot

Posted: Mar. 5, 2013 5:13 am Updated: Mar. 26, 2013 10:11 am

Two armed and masked men robbed the Chelsea Adult Superstore, an adult theater and video store, at gunpoint late Monday night.

No one was injured. Police continue to look for the men.

Police were notified at 11:45 p.m. of an armed robbery in progress at 4804 Gardner Expressway. When police arrived, the two men had fled south on foot. Clothing believed to have been worn by the men was found south of the Chelsea along Ill. 57, according to the Adams County Sheriff's Department.

The store's clerk told police the two men, each armed with a handgun, were wearing hoodies and bandanas covering their faces as they entered the store. The men pointed their guns at the clerk as they made their way to the cash register, emptied it and left on foot heading south.

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