Police investigating two overnight robberies in eastern Colorado Springs

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Police are looking for the people who robbed two eastern Colorado Springs businesses overnight. 

Police said the first robbery happened around 9:30 p.m. Saturday at an unspecified business in the area of Hancock Expressway and Jet Wing Drive. The robber pointed a handgun at the victim, then reached over the counter, then left the business, according to police. 

The second robbery happened around 11:15 p.m. Saturday at the Diamond Shamrock at the intersection of Galley Road and Wooten Road. The robber pulled a gun and demanded cash from the register, according to police. He put the money into a backpack and ran away. 

There’s no word on whether the two robberies were related. 

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