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Armed robbery reported Thursday
Police: victims possibly targeted based on past relationships
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Platteville police are investigating a reported armed robbery that took place on Fox Ridge Road Thursday night.

Police said five victims in the residence reported they were robbed around 11:18 p.m. by three masked males, one of whom was armed with a rifle, another with a handgun. The victims were told to lie down on the floor face down while the suspects took their wallets and other belongings, police said.

One of the victims was hit in the face, though not seriously injured, police said.

Police said the residence “was possibly targeted based on past relationships.”

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call police, 348-2313.