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Butner bakery robbed by men with gun, knife

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BUTNER — A gunman and a knifeman robbed a store Wednesday afternoon, authorities said. 

The two men entered Los Portales Bakery, 407 Central Ave., just after 4 p.m., according to Butner Public Safety. 

One carried a handgun and the other a knife, a press release said. They robbed the employees and left with cash. 

Both robbers are said to be Hispanic men. One was wearing a green mask with a yellow shirt, police said. The other had on a white long-sleeve shirt and shorts. 

One of the men had paint in his hair and police believe he may be part of a construction crew. 

The robbers left in a pickup that looked to be of either GMC or Chevrolet make, police said. They fled toward Interstate 85, possibly to the Oxford or Henderson areas, the release said. 

Anyone with information about the incident or who can identify suspects is asked to call Sgt. N. Williams at 919-575-6561, ext. 111. 

Callers can also reach out to Granville County Crime Stoppers at 919-693-3100.