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Jewelry Store Workers Fight With Alleged Robbers

3:52 PM, Jul 19, 2013   |    comments
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Mebane, NC - Police in Mebane said two jewelry store employees were injured after two men tried to rob the business.

One employee was pepper-sprayed; the other was punched in the face. Both were treated at the store for minor injuries. 

Police said their assailants were unsuccessful in robbing the store - no money or merchandise was taken.Officers said the incident happened at Ashley and Co. Jeweler's on Millstead Drive shortly before noon Friday. The employees told police that two men came in to browse, but they pulled out a gun and demanded money.

The suspects left in a 2002 Dodge Intrepid that had tinted windows, according to the police department.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (336) 229-7100.

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