A Monroe woman told police she was told to drive to Lake Stevens by two men who threatened her with a knife Monday afternoon.

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A woman reported she was held at knife-point by two men in Monroe and ordered to drive to Lake Stevens Monday afternoon, police said.

The 41-year-old Monroe woman said she was confronted by two men with a knife when she got out of her car in the 100 block of Dickinson Street around noon, according to Monroe police. The men told her to drive them to Lake Stevens and said she would be all right as long as she drove “normal and carefully.” she told police they stole money and credit cards from her purse, then directed her to drop them off in the parking lot of a Lake Stevens Target store, where they exited the vehicle and fled.

The woman contacted her family, who told her to go to a residence in Everett before calling the police.

The first man is described as white, 6-foot-3, with dark short hair, a beard and a mustache. He was wearing a brown hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans. The second man is also white, shorter than the first man and with a heavier build. He was wearing brown Dickies pants and a gray sweatshirt with a logo. A late-model red Dodge Neon seen in the area may have been involved.

Anyone who may have seen the two men or the vehicle in the Monroe or Lake Stevens areas is asked to contact the Monroe Police Department at 360-794-6300, or call the anonymous tip line at 360-863-4600.