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2 guns reportedly taken in weekend armed robbery of Swaim Hardware

Paris police suburbanOfficers are investigating an armed robbery over the weekend at Swaim Hardware in the 200 block of Southwest 1st Street.

A store employee said a man came into the store about 4 p.m. and asked to see a handgun.

The employee said he placed one gun on the counter, and while he was getting a second gun for the person to look at, the suspect displayed another handgun and told the employee to get on the ground.

The suspect then ran from the store with the two handguns, the employee told police officers.

The suspect was described as a black male, six foot tall, 150 pounds, and wearing a yellow hat, brown jacket, with sagging blue jeans and black shoes, Police Chief Bob Hundley said.

By Charles Richards, eParisExtra

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