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Madison pizzeria robbed at gunpoint; worker injured

MADISON, Wis. - A Madison pizzeria was robbed at gunpoint early Thursday, police said.

Madison police said two men entered Falbo Brother Pizza at 406 S. Park Street from the rear at about 1:48 a.m.

The men were armed with handguns and ordered the employees onto the floor, according to the report.

One suspect then led an employee to the cash register and removed the cash, police said. Suspects also demanded the money out of several of the employees pockets and wallets.

One of the robbers struck an employee on the back of the head with the handgun causing a laceration and contusion, according to the report. The robbers left the store through the rear entrance.

Police said a K-9 track was attempted but it ended a short distance away.

The employee who was struck with the handgun was treated at a local hospital for his injuries.

Police described one of the robbers as black, between 30-40 years old, 5 feet, 10 inches tall with a medium build. He was wearing a black ski mask, black coat and black pants. The other robber was described as black, between 30-40 years old, 5 feet, 8 inches tall with a stocky build. He was wearing a white T-shirt.

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