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Two in custody in Austin robbery


AUSTIN, Minn. (KTTC) -- Two men are being held at the Mower County Jail after allegedly attempting to rob a man at gunpoint.

19-year-old Elgin Greene and 25-year-old Kyshaun Gilliam, both of Austin, were arrested Tuesday after allegedly robbing a man.

The incident happened on 2nd Ave. southwest just after 5 p.m. Tuesday.

The victim, a 26-year-old man, says the men assaulted him and held him at gunpoint while they robbed him of 50 dollars.

Austin police arrested the men at a nearby house, but Gilliam would not comply and police used a tazer before placing the handcuffs on him.

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