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Police: Two men robbed grocery store on Park Avenue

David Mcvicker

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Security cameras in the grocery store caught the alleged robbery on camera. Photo courtesy of Chico Police Department.

Chico Police are searching for two men who robbed a local grocery store at gunpoint Thursday night. No customers were in the store at the time and the store clerk was injured in the robbery.

Officers said two men entered the Money Saver Food Mart on 1631 Park Ave. wearing bandannas over their faces and pointed guns at the store clerk, according to a Chico Police news release. One of the men jumped over the counter and incapacitated the clerk with a stun gun. The men filled a bag with money and cigarettes and fled the scene on foot.

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Security cameras in the grocery store caught the alleged robbery on camera. Photo courtesy of Chico Police Department.

Investigators are not releasing how much money and merchandise the robbers got away with. The clerk was treated at the scene for minor injuries caused by the stun gun then released.

Police said the first suspect is described as a man in his early 20s, 5-foot-9-inch with a thin build, wearing dark pants and a hooded baggy jacket. The second suspect is also is also a male in his early 20s, 5-foot-9-inch and wearing dark clothing. Both suspects donned black bandannas to shield their identities.

Police said both suspects are considered armed and dangerous and anyone with information should contact the Chico Police Department

David McVicker can be reached at [email protected] or @DavidPMcVicker on Twitter.

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Police: Two men robbed grocery store on Park Avenue