Police are investigating two armed robberies that happened in a span of 24 hours, and they believe the incidents could be connected.
The first happened at about 6 p.m. on Saturday at the Elm Market and Package Store on Elm Street.
Police said initial reports had a white or light-skinned Hispanic man walking in, threatening the female clerk with a handgun and demanding money.
They said the robber made off with about $100.
No one was hurt.
Just after 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, police responded to an armed robbery at the Subway on Route 20.
They said a man with a similar physical description showed a handgun and once again got away with about $100.
He was last seen walking west on Route 20.
Both times, the man was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt.
Anyone with information on either incident is asked to contact the West Springfield Police Department at 413-732-7423.
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