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Couple robbed at gunpoint

By Maggie Hockenberry

Published 08/25 2014 05:44PM

Updated 08/25 2014 06:12PM

URBANA -- Two people were robbed after being maced and held at gunpoint. Police say the victims were a couple, both 19-years old. The robbery happened about 1 am, Sunday, on West Locust Street.

Police say the couple got out of a car and were attacked. The suspect, who wore a mask, sprayed the man with pepper spray and pointed a gun at the woman. He took a purse, cash, cellphone, keys and ID's from the victims.

Police remind people to not fight back if they are approached. The man suffered some minor injuries, but is expected to be okay.

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