Two Local Businesses on Lamar Street Hit by Armed Robbers; Employee Assaulted

By: 
JOSEPH GRANT
Editor

Two area businesses have been hit by brazen armed robbers over the weekend.
The robberies occurred after regular business hours. A clerk was injured during one of the robberies when one of the robbers assaulted them. An ambulance was requested. The victim was treated at the scene for non-life threatening injuries.
The thieves then left in an unknown direction of travel with an undisclosed amount of cash.
The Sweetwater Police have issued a statement regarding the ongoing case:
“The Sweetwater Police Department can confirm that Investigators of the Sweetwater Police Department are currently working an investigation into two robberies that were reported to our agency over the weekend.
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