SAVANNAH, GA (April 27, 2018) – Savannah Police’s robbery detectives are seeking to identify two men who robbed an Abercorn Street business April 23 and assaulted two employees.

About 11 p.m. officers responded to The Lottery Machine Store, 10520 Abercorn St., for reports that two armed men in masks had entered the store and stolen cash. During the incident, the men struck two employees in the head with their firearm. They also fired several shots in an attempt to get out of the businesses door, which had been locked by the employees.

The subjects escaped prior to police arrival. One of the victims was transported to a hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

Both suspects were described as black males. The heavy set male was wearing a monkey mask, black hoodie and jeans. The other, who was described as average or slim build, was wearing a T-shirt, hat and jeans.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact the Savannah Police detective tip line at (912) 525-3124. Information can also be forwarded to CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.