Two masked men rob Metro PCS Friday evening

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- An employee is hurt in an armed robbery at the Metro PCS store on North Main Street.

Investigators say it happened around 5:45 p.m. Friday.

Police were told that two suspects with masks on walked up to a 30-year-old employee and hit the employee in the head with a "blunt object".

The suspects then took personal belongings from the employee and forced the employee to open the business' safe.

The suspects took items from the safe and ran away. Anyone with information is asked to call police.