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Man robs worshipers inside a Holyoke church

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HOLYOKE, MA (WSHM) -

Police were busy Sunday afternoon investigating a robbery during a church service.

The incident happened just before 2 p.m. at the Pentecostal Church located at 326 Appleton St.

Police said a service was underway when a masked Hispanic male, wearing black, entered the church with a handgun.

The man stole various items, including numerous cell phones and cash.

Approximately 20 people were attending the service at the time of the robbery.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Holyoke's Criminal Investigation Bureau.

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