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Liz Evans Scolforo

No one was hurt Thursday night when two masked men robbed a  store in York City, police said.

It happened about 9:45 p.m. at the Family Dollar, 579 Maryland Ave., according to Lt. Troy Bankert, who supervises the York City detectives bureau.


The two robbers walked in, one displayed a handgun, and they demanded cash, Bankert said.

They fled after getting an undisclosed amount of cash, he said.

Two employees were in the store at the time, according to Bankert.

Anyone with information that could help solve the robbery is asked to call York City Police at (717) 846-1234, or text "yorktips" and your information to 847411.

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