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Unwanted attention for Dunkin’ Donuts

He burst through the back door of the Dunkin’ Donuts shortly after 10 p.m. Wednesday with a black hoodie pulled tight over his face and a gun in his hand. He ordered the employees to get down on the ground, robbed the register and a cash box, and then disappeared into the night.

The bad guy was gone in seconds, leaving behind frightened employees and lingering questions: Who is robbing all the Dunkin’ Donuts, and is there a reason that the Canton-based coffee giant, one of New England’s best known brands, is the target?

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