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One robber had a gun, another had a sword. They were nabbed in Springfield soon after their crime.

Springfield police said Thursday that officers had arrested two suspects who brandished a gun and a sword as they robbed a man earlier in the day.

The violence erupted shortly before 10 a.m.,police spokesman Ryan Walsh said.

“SPD officers make two arrests after a home invasion,” Walsh tweeted. “At approximately 9:55 a.m., Officers responded to the 100 block of Maple Street and located a victim of a home invasion. The victim stated two men knocked [on] his door, one with a gun, another with a sword.”

“The suspects robbed the victim and left,” Walsh tweeted. “No one was hurt. Officers were quickly able to locate both of the suspects behind a nearby building. The items that were stolen and the sword were located. The arrestees’ names, charges and booking photos will be available on Friday.”

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Walsh didn’t specify in his tweets what items were taken from the alleged victim.


Travis Andersen can be reached at travis.andersen@globe.com. Follow him on Twitter @TAGlobe.