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Robbery near downtown Cape Girardeau leaves 1 injured

Emergency crews were called to the 300 block of North Pacific near Broadway early Friday morning. Emergency crews were called to the 300 block of North Pacific near Broadway early Friday morning.
According to a resident of the home, one of them chased the suspects across the yard and fell. According to a resident of the home, one of them chased the suspects across the yard and fell.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) -

Shortly before 2 a.m. Friday Cape Girardeau Police, fire and medical personnel were called to the 300 block of North Pacific near Broadway.

According to police, there was a robbery at a home at 1:43 a.m. in the 300 block of North Pacific.

Five men were out one a porch when two men in ski masks, one with a rifle, demanded their wallets.

A couple of the men who live in the home say one of the men appeared to be carrying a gun inside a plastic bag.

The residents say the men forced their way into the home and stole at least a wallet, but were scared off when one of the residents yelled he was going to get a shotgun.

Then, according to a resident of the home, one of them chased the men wearing masks across the yard and fell when going over a short cement retaining wall separating yards.

According to some of the injured man's friends, he either broke his leg or ankle in the fall.  The injured man was taken to a local hospital by ambulance for treatment.

The alleged robbers were able to escape.  No one is in custody.

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