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Gun displayed during robbery on Fitchburg’s Northwest Side, police say

August 10, 2018

The victims did not know the muggers, who flashed a gun before fleeing in a green Honda Accord, police say.

Two men flashed a gun in a mugging on Fitchburg’s Northwest Side Wednesday afternoon, police said.

The men approached the victims in the 6200 block of Nesbitt Road and asked for money at about 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sergeant Pete Johnson said in a Fitchburg police news release.

They showed the victims a silver gun during the robber and then fled in a green Honda Accord, the release said.

The armed man was described as a thin adult standing at about 6 foot 2 inches and wearing a dark long-sleeved shirt and tan pants. The other man was described as being either a teen or in his early 20′s, about 5 foot 5 inches tall, thin and wearing a grey sweat suit.

Police do not believe the public is in danger, the release said.

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