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Two gas station robberies reported in Shawano Co.


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SHAWANO COUNTY (WAOW) -- Police in Shawano County are investigating two gas station robberies.

According to officials, they both happened Friday night. The first, an armed robbery at the Wagner Shell Station around 9:30pm in the Town of Wittenberg. Police say a man entered the store and demanded money. He claimed to have a weapon. Police say he did make off with some money. No one was hurt.

The second robbery happened at the Remington Oil Station around 11:30pm in the Town of Birnamwood. Police say two men forced two attendants back in the store at closing time. They say both suspects had knives. They made off with money and cigarettes. No one was hurt.

Police believe there is no connection between the two robberies. They both remain under investigation.

Anyone with information is being asked to call the Shawano County Sheriff's Department at 715-526-3111.


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