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Women walking downtown robbed at gunpoint

Published On: May 05 2014 04:12:30 PM CDT   Updated On: May 05 2014 04:16:57 PM CDT

MADISON, Wis. -

Two men, one of them armed with a handgun, robbed two women as they walked on a Madison street early Sunday morning, according to a release from Madison police.

The victims, a 27- and 28-year-old, said they were walking in the 100 block of North Blair Street when the men approached them around 3:40 a.m. They took money and a cellphone.

One of the men is described as black, in his late 20s, 5 feet 7 inches to 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighing 175 pounds with a dark complexion and wearing a black hooded sweatshirt. The other man is described as black, in his late 20s, 6 feet tall and wearing a black hooded sweatshirt.

The women were shaken but not physically injured, police said.

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