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Boulder Police Looking For Suspects In 2 Armed Robberies

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(credit: Boulder Police)

(credit: Boulder Police)

BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4) – Police are searching for suspects in two armed robberies that may be connected.

On Friday a Subway restaurant was robbed and the victim said she thought the robber was armed.

Surveillance video shows the suspect walking into the store with a white cloth covering his face.

The victim said suspect went up to the counter, demanded cash, then lifted up his shirt and showed her what appeared to be a bulge which she thought could be a weapon.

That’s when she says she was scared and quickly handed over cash from the register.

The suspect then ran off. He’s described as a white male, 5-foot-6 to 5-foot-7 inches tall between 20 to 30 years old, wearing blue jeans and a white and blue striped hooded sweatshirt, with a hunting-type cap with ear flaps.

A similar incident happened a couple miles away at at a Quiznos restaurant.

Police say this man went up to the counter and demanded cash from the register.

The suspect reportedly told the clerk he had a gun and would shoot her if she didn’t hand over the money. The suspect then grabbed the money and fled.

He’s described as Hispanic or Indian between 5-foot-6 inches and six feet tall, tall and skinny wearing black gloves with three white, circle or diamond-shaped patterns on the knuckle area.

Police say they don’t know if the two incidents are connected at this point.

Authorities are asking anybody with information to please contact them.

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