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Armed robbery at Daube's Bakery in Rochester

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ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) -- Two masked men burst into a prominent Rochester restaurant early Monday morning, terrorizing the four employees on duty during a 15-minute robbery.

It happened around 3:15 a.m. at Daube's Bakery on 5th Place NW.

Police say two black males went into the store, one of them showed a handgun.

They got away with an undisclosed amount of cash.

"They were in the midst of dough rising everywhere for our holiday bake. Two of my bakers were told to lie on the floor and the other two had their purses and pockets rifled through," said bakery owner Cynthia Daube.  "The event last about 15 minutes and when it was over they obviously called me and they stayed, they baked, and they made everyone's breads and rolls and they were total troopers and I'm so proud of them."

The men fled on foot; police say the armed robbery is under investigation.

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