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Pittsfield Police Investigating Armed Robbery Of Nichols Package Store

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Police say these two men robbed Nichols Package Store on Monday.
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Police are asking for information regarding an armed robbery of Nichols Package Store early this week.
Police say that shortly before 10 p.m. on Monday night, two men displayed a gun in the store and assaulted the clerk.
The clerk's injuries were minor but the suspects took money from the cash register and fled on foot.
Both suspects are described as being 6-feet tall and wearing jeans. One of them had a thin build and was wearing a dark grey colored Nike sweatshirt. The other was stocky and was wearing a light grey Champion sweatshirt.
Both are described as light-skinned black men.
Police attempted to track the suspects that with a K9 but the track ended a short distance from the scene.
The robbery occurred just a few days after another city liquor store was held up.
Last Friday, George's Liquor Store was robbed by a suspect described as black, standing more than 6-foot tall and weighing approximately 200 pounds. The suspect was dressed in all black clothing, including a baseball cap, wearing eyeglasses and appeared to have some facial hair. In that case, the suspect also fled on foot after stealing an undisclosed amount of money and Police were unable to track him.
Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to contact the Pittsfield Police Detective Bureau at 413-448-9705. Tips can be left anonymously by telephone, Tip411 or via the Facebook page.
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