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New string of convenience store robberies overnight says OPD

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Posted at 10:45 AM, Nov 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-01 11:45:07-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Between last Sunday and Wednesday, we reported on eight convenience store robberies. Overnight, three more occurred.

Wednesday night robberies: Four businesses robbed at gunpoint

Sunday robberies: Police: two arrested in connection to 45-minute crime spree

Police say the first of the new string of robberies occurred at a Tobacco Hut in Benson just before 11:30 p.m. A witness told officers that two males entered the store, displayed guns, demanded money and took off on foot with an undetermined amount of cash.

They are described as:

Suspect #1: Black male, blue hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans

Suspect #2: Black male, black coat, black jeans

The second robbery occurred at a Kum & Go located at 13149 Fort Street around 12:32 a.m. A witness there said, again, that two males entered the store, displayed guns and demanded money. One of the suspects allegedly pistol whipped an employee causing a non-life-threatening injury. After receiving an undetermined amount of cash, the suspects fled on foot.

The suspects in the second robbery are described as:

Suspect #1: Black male, all black clothing

Suspect #2: Black male, all black clothing

The final robbery occurred at a Bucky's Express at 3909 North 132nd Street just after 4 a.m. Witnesses there told police that a single male entered the store with a handgun, demanded cash and fled on foot.

The suspect is described as:

Suspect: Black male wearing all black

Police have not said if they believe the robberies are connected and ask that anyone with information contact them at 402-444-STOP, www.omahacrimestoppers.org [police.cityofomaha.org] or on the P3 Tips mobile app.