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A man was robbed of $1,000 in cash at gunpoint Saturday afternoon on Herkimer Street, Northwest District police said.

The victim told officer that two men, one armed with a handgun, confronted him about 4:30 p.m., demanding that he empty his pockets. The victim surrendered his wallet containing the cash, along with his cellphone.

The robbers ran around the corner to Helen Street and drove off in an older Chrysler 300, police said.