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Fargo police investigating two armed robberies this morning

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Fargo police investigating two armed robberies this morning
Detroit Lakes Minnesota 511 Washington Avenue 56501

FARGO - Fargo police are investigating two armed robberies this morning.

The first armed robbery was reported at 5:04 a.m. at Petro Serve USA at Interstate 94 and South University Drive.

The second armed robbery was reported about 7 a.m. at West Acres All-Stop Convenience store at 3441 13th Ave. S.

Sgt. Bill Ahlfeldt said there are two male suspects in the first robbery at Petro Serve. There is one male suspect in the second robbery at All-Stop, he said.

In both cases, the suspects indicated they may have weapons, but it's unclear if a weapon was displayed, Ahlfeldt said. A suspect was tracked north of the All-Stop to near a motel. Tracks ended where there were vehicle tracks, so police believe he got into a vehicle and took off.

A K-9 unit assisted with the tracking.

Becuse of the timing of the two robberies, police believe they may be related, but they aren't certain.

Police are on the scene of both armed robberies.

Check back for more details.

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