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Masked men rob Lorain Internet cafe at gunpoint


LORAIN — Two white men wearing hoods and masks held up the Lucky Sweepstakes on Cooper Foster Park Road Saturday evening, according to police.

Sgt. Mark McCoy said the men entered the business, at 1219 Cooper Foster, about 7:40 p.m.

One of them displayed a black semi-automatic handgun, he said.

The men took the cash drawer and removed the money from it, McCoy said. They also stole $74 from a man who was cashing in his winnings, according to a police report.

He said an alarm then sounded, and the men fled.

According to McCoy, no arrests have yet been made, and police do not have any suspects.

The men are described as 6-foot-1 and 5-foot-11, according to the police report.

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