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Employee pistol whipped twice, police search for robbery suspects

LAWTON, Okla._Lawton police are searching for two robbers who held up a Subway restaurant.

It happened at 8:40 p.m. Tuesday at the Subway on Northwest Fort Sill Boulevard. The employee at the restaurant told police a man quickly walked into the restaurant and made his way behind the counter. The suspect pistol whipped the employee and demanded money from the register.

The employee said he was scared and took too long to open the register, so the suspect pistol whipped him a second time. The employee also told police a second suspect stayed by the door and yelled something into the store, but he wasn’t sure what it was.

Officers searched the area with police K9s, but came up empty handed. If you have any information on the robbery, call Crime Stoppers at 355-INFO.

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