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Clerk Wrestles Away Gun in Attempted Robbery; Suspects Flee

The clerk grabbed the gun and the suspects ran from the store

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    Police say two men who tried to rob a Springfield, Massachusetts, convenience store ran way empty handed after the clerk wrested their gun away. 

    Lt. Richard LaBelle tells Masslive.com the suspects entered the Express Mini-Mart at about 11:45 p.m. Sunday. One was armed with a cut-down rifle. 

    The clerk grabbed the gun and the suspects ran from the store. Police with dogs searched the area but could not locate the men. 

    The clerk gave police a detailed description of the suspects. One was described as Hispanic, about 5-foot, 7-inches tall and 180 pounds, wearing a red jacket with blue stripes, jeans and sneakers. The second suspect was black, about the same height and weight, wearing a black jacket and black pants. 

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