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Police: 2 Denny's robbed by three men

October 31, 2008 6:04:15 AM PDT
Two Denny's restaurants were the targets of armed robbers, and authorities said on Friday morning they are trying to figure out if they're connected.The first hold-up happened just before 9 p.m. Thursday night in Santa Clarita on Lyons Avenue near the 5 Freeway. The Santa Clarita Sheriff's Department said three men hit the Denny's, and one of the men was armed with a handgun.

The second Denny's robbery was shortly after 9 p.m. on Roxford Street, just off the 5 Freeway in Sylmar. Sylmar police said three men again, one armed with a handgun, forced an employee to open the safe and took off with several thousand dollars.

No one was hurt.

Anyone with information is urged to call the L.A. County Santa Clarita station at (661) 225-1121.

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