Crooks hold up Springs 7-Eleven for cash, cigarettes

Published: May. 23, 2018 at 5:40 AM MDT
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Police are trying to find two armed men who held up a convenience store early Wednesday morning.

The robbery was reported at approximately 4:30 a.m. at the 7-Eleven on Murray and South Carefree. Two men dressed head to toe in black, faces partially concealed by masks, were able to steal cash and several packs of cigarettes and flee south on Murray before police arrived.

The robbery happened less than an hour after and about 3 miles away from a

, but police are not sure if there is a connection.

If you have any information about the robbery, call the Colorado Springs Police Department at 444-7000.