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2 armed men rob woman outside medical marijuana business

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - A woman was robbed at gunpoint by two men as she was leaving a medical marijuana dispensary Monday night.

Police say as the 55-year-old woman left the business on the 2300 block of E. Bijou St., a man came out of a white mini-van, pointed a gun at her and demanded her purse. The suspect struggled to get the woman's purse, at which point a second suspect from the mini-van came out and also pointed a gun at the woman. The suspects eventually stole the purse and drove away.

One suspect is described as a black man with a goatee. He is between the ages of 25-30 and is about 5'8" tall.

The second suspect is also described as a black man between the ages of 20-30. He is about 5'6" tall.

A third suspect, the driver of the mini-van, was only described as a black man.

The mini-van is an older model. It has a plastic covering on the rear window. The front, passenger door was described as "rusty and beat up."

If you have any information about this case, you are asked to call police at (719) 444-7000.

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