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Omaha Police probe attempted robbery at Downtown Food Mart

Police investigate early morning robbery
Posted at 10:16 AM, Jan 31, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-31 11:18:39-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) - The Omaha Police Department is investigating an attempted robbery at the Downtown Food Mart.

Officers responded to the store at 318 S 16th Street just after 8 p.m. Saturday. The suspect is described as a Black man who was wearing a black hoodie, a mask and gray jeans.

Police said the suspect entered the store, brandished a firearm and demanded money. The store clerk didn't comply with the suspect's demands, and the suspect subsequently fled the store.

Anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact Omaha Crime Stoppers anonymously at 402-444-STOP (7867) or at www.omahacrimestopper.org.

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