GAYLORD (WWJ/AP) – Police in northern Michigan say several masked men brandishing handguns attacked and robbed operators of the Compassionate Caregivers medical marijuana dispensary.

The Petoskey News-Review said the stickup happened about 12:30 p.m. Sunday in Gaylord. Police said the men bound the clinic’s operators, who were able to free themselves and contact authorities.

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No serious injury to the operators was reported.

The suspects, described as black males, were seen leaving the scene in a white SUV. Police won’t say exactly what was taken.

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Police are asking for public help in catching the robbers.  Anyone with information is asked to call the Gaylord Police Department at 231-732-1777.

Whether such dispensaries are legal under Michigan’s medical marijuana is still up in the air.  Some such facilities have been shut down as others continue to operate across the state. A Supreme Court battle on the issue continues. (More on this here).

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