Authorities searching for two men involved in an armed burglary

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Authorities are looking for two men involved in a Burglary Wednesday afternoon on West Acorn Drive in West Joplin.

Sgt. Tim Williams of the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office tells us a female resident was home with her 2-year-old child when she was confronted by the two men.

The subjects then ran out the front door and fled south on Woodland Drive. 

Sheriff’s deputies are searching the surrounding area. 

The two men are considered armed and a description of the vehicle they were in is not being released at this time.

Sgt. Williams reminds the public to keep their doors locked to prevent incidents like this from happening.

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