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Employees at the MetroPCS at 1601 Franklin Ave. were robbed at gunpoint Friday afternoon, the Police Department reported in its daily roundup of crime.

The suspect walked into the business around Around 3:19 p.m., slammed his weapon on the counter and demanded money. Ordering the employees to the back of the business, the suspect fled with cash.

Check back with the Advocate later for details.