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Armed robbers hold up convenience store

Two armed men robbed a Merced County convenience store Thursday night.

Three clerks were closing Eltareb Market at about 10 p.m. when the two robbers entered, Merced County Sheriff’s deputy Tom MacKenzie said. During the hold-up, a customer walked into the Santa Fe Drive and Stretch Road market.

No one was injured and no shots were fired. The men stole an undisclosed amount of cash, MacKenzie said.Detectives are still investigating and haven’t made any arrests.

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