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Iowa City police investigating armed robbery

Two suspects sought following incident Sunday

The Iowa City Police Department logo is shown on a squad car in Iowa City on Oct. 1, 2015. (Gazette File Photo)
The Iowa City Police Department logo is shown on a squad car in Iowa City on Oct. 1, 2015. (Gazette File Photo)

IOWA CITY — Iowa City police are searching for two suspects after responding Sunday night to a report of an armed robbery.

According to a news release, officers went to the area of Broadway Street and Hollywood Boulevard at 9 p.m. There, officers found a man who said he was approached by two other men. The man told police one of the men demanded his wallet. The man also heard what he believed was the sound of the other man manipulating a handgun, police said.

The men fled with a group of three other men following the robbery, police said.

Police said the suspects were described as being 6 feet tall and with long dreadlocks. Both men were wearing dark hoodies. One man was wearing dark pants and the other man was wearing light-colored pants, police said.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the police department at (319) 356-5275 or Iowa City Area CrimeStoppers at (319) 358-8477.

l Comments: (319) 398-8238; lee.hermiston@thegazette.com

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