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Armed robber pistol-whips Colorado Springs employees in two back-to-back stick ups – Colorado Springs Gazette

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An man armed with a handgun pistol-whipped several employees when he held up two Colorado Springs businesses Saturday morning, police said. 

According to police, about 1:40 a.m., the armed robber entered the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel at 2570 Tenderfoot Hill Street where he held up an employee at gunpoint. He then pistol-whipped the employee in the head and fled with an undisclosed amount of money. 

Just 40 minutes later, police reported that the same man entered the Holiday Inn Express & Suites at 105 N. Spruce Street, where he held up two employees at gunpoint. Police said the man once again demanded money and pistol-whipped both employees in the head. 


No arrests have been announced.

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