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"Milli Vanilli Bandits" target Denver metro restaurants

One of the so-called "Milli Vanilli" bandits, so dubbed by Denver metro police because of the resemblance to member of the disgraced 1980's pop duo.
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(CBS) DENVER - Police call them the "Milli Vanilli Bandits" - a pair of Denver area restaurant thieves, one of whom is said to resemble a member of the disgraced 80's pop duo who left a legacy of lip-synching that cost them a Grammy.
According to CBS Denver, police say the duo - including one suspect wearing a long black wig - could be responsible for at least eight armed robberies at eateries, and show no signs of slowing their crime spree.

Targets have included a Big Daddy's Pizza on Sunday night.

At another location, the station reported, a clerk says he was forced to open the register with a gun to his head.

Denver police spokesman Sonny Jackson said it could just be a matter of time before someone is seriously hurt.

"We're highly concerned because they are armed, they come in, they're very aggressive and their actions have us greatly concerned," Jackson told CBS Denver.

One suspect was described as being a white or Hispanic man about 5-foot-8 to 5-foot-10, usually wearing a gray hoodie and gray mask or a black leather jacket. The other was described as being a black man about 6 feet tall, wearing a long black wig, a la Milli Vanilli.