Two armed robberies reported in Austin in last week

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Police are warning West Side residents after two people were robbed at gunpoint in the Austin neighborhood in the last week.

One or two men exit a gangway, point a black or silver revolver at the victim, and forcibly take their property, according to the community alert from Area North detectives.

The robberies happened about 11:20 p.m. Saturday in the 1100 block of North Pine, and about 3:15 p.m. Sunday in the 1100 block of North Long, police said.

The suspects are described as black men between 20 and 35, 5-foot-8 to 5-foot-9 and 150-180 pounds, police said. In one of the robberies, both suspects had a green cross between their eyes and a tattoo on the their face.

Anyone with information should call detectives at (312) 744-8263.

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