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Police search for two suspects in attempted northwest Austin robbery

AUSTIN (KXAN) Austin police are searching for two suspects who tried to rob someone at gunpoint in northwest Austin Saturday night. 

Officers got the call to respond to 11111 Research Blvd. just after 8:30 p.m. off of U.S. Highway 183 in the Balcones Woods area.

Police say two men pulled a gun and tried to rob someone in the area of Seton Northwest Hospital. That's when they say the victim fired a gun at the two suspects and they ran away.

The victim did have a license to carry a handgun, police say. 

At last report, no one in custody.


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