Man robbed while walking in northern Colorado Springs

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Police are looking for the two men who robbed another man in northern Colorado Springs early Friday morning. 

Police said it happened around 4 a.m. in the area of North Academy Boulevard and Vickers Drive. The victim told police two men wearing dark clothing and masks approached him and demanded money. One of the suspects kept his hand in his pocket, mentioned a weapon, and said “I’ll blow you away,” according to police. The victim did not see any weapons.

Police said the victim surrendered his wallet, and the suspects left in Chevrolet Yukon that police later learned had been reported stolen. When officers spotted the SUV nearby, the driver got out and ran away, according to police. He scaled a wall and ran into an apartment complex. Police and K9s searched the area, but could not find him. 

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