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Police: Man used large knife or machete to rob Walgreens

Posted: 10:12 AM, Jan 17, 2018
Updated: 2018-01-17 17:33:30Z
Police: Man used large knife to rob Walgreens
Police: Man used large knife to rob Walgreens

An Omaha Walgreens was robbed early Wednesday by a man wielding a large knife or machete, according to Omaha Police. 

Police say the suspect, later identified as 32-year-old Kevin Mitchell, entered the store, showed the weapon, held it against an employee's arm, demanded cash and fled on foot. 

Mitchell was located about a half-mile from the Walgreens and arrested for robbery, felony assault, felon in possession of a weapon and two counts of use of a weapon to commit a felony. 

The employee suffered minor injuries.