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December 16, 2012

Auto parts store robbed late Saturday night

Wichita police detectives are investigating the robbery of an AutoZone in the Parklane Shopping Center.

Wichita police detectives are investigating the robbery of an AutoZone in the Parklane Shopping Center.

The robbery was reported at 11:30 p.m. Saturday at 910 S. Oliver, near Lincoln.

Police gave the following descriptions of the two robbers: The first is a 35-year-old white approximately 5-foot-10, with a medium build. He was wearing a dark bandanna, a dark hood over his face, a black Tommy Hilfiger jacket and armed with a full-size semi-automatic handgun. A second suspect is a 20 to 35-year-old white man, with a thin build, about 5-11. He was wearing a black jacket with a red triangle across the chest, a black ski mask, black gloves and a dark hood. He was armed with a green and brown assault rifle, according to Sgt. Bart Brunscheen, spokesman for the Wichita Police Department.

The two men entered the business and the one carrying a handgun approached the clerk and said it was a robbery, demanding all the money. The robbers then went to the store’s safe and took an undetermined amount of money, police said.

They left in a black 2001-05 Nissan Maxima.

Store employees were unable to see a license plate number.

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