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Armed Robbers Hit Walmart Overnight

Police Searching For 2 Suspects Who Held Up Northside Jacksonville Store

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Police are searching for armed robbers who held up the Walmart on Lem Turner Road early Thursday morning.

The Northside Walmart was held up about 1:45 a.m. A witness told Channel 4 the robbers were two men and they took cash.

"They said, 'Which one of you is going to help get the money out?' and I told him, 'I'll help so they won't hurt nobody else," said Freddy Pandy. "As soon as I put it inside the buggy, they ran."

Pandy said one man had a handgun and the other man had a shotgun. He said the robbers' faces were covered and that police arrived just after the armed men left.

"They said they ain't gonna hurt us, they just want the money," Pandy said.

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No one was hurt, and police said they were not able to discuss how much money was stolen.

Walmart was closed for a few hours while police were investigated and spoke with witnesses, but reopened by 6 a.m.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 866-845-TIPS.