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Armed robbery at Beaver Dam Auto Zone


BEAVER DAM (WKOW) -- Tuesday night, officers responded to an armed robbery at Auto Zone in the City of Beaver Dam.

Initial information indicates two subjects, described as white males in their mid 20's, entered the store.  They were both wearing black ski masks and black hooded sweatshirts.

One of the suspects was armed with a shotgun, the other with a handgun.  The two men ordered the clerks down to the ground.

A struggle between the suspect with the shotgun and one of the employees ensued.  The employee was struck in the head with the shotgun and was later transported to Beaver Dam Community Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The suspects fled in what is described as a newer silver or gray SUV with newer style tail lamps.  An undisclosed amount of cash was taken.  The shotgun utilized by the suspect has been recovered at the scene.

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