2 accused of armed robbery at Highbridge tax service store

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HIGHBRIDGE -

Two men are accused of the armed robbery of a tax service store in the Bronx, police say.

The incident happened Tuesday inside Mi Gente Multiservice on E. 156th Street around 7:50 p.m.

Police say the two men walked into the store and threatened a 40-year-old employee with a gun.

One of the men walked over to the 24-year-old female employee and stole $2,400 from the cash register.

The men also stole the male employee's cellphone before running away.

The employees were not injured.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.  

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