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Armored car robbed of up to $1 million

July 7, 2011 | 10:33 pm

Armored car robbery South El Monte As much as $1 million in cash was stolen Thursday night during an armored-car robbery in South El Monte, authorities said.

Detectives were searching for at least two armed suspects in an area near Barringer Street in South El Monte, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said.

Deputies arriving at the scene were told that up to $1 million may have been taken but were still trying to confirm the actual amount of cash that was missing, the department said.

No other details were immediately available.

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Map shows approximate location of the robbery

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