by Alex Lloyd Gross
The robbery happened on November 25, 2023 at 9:00 AM . Video was just released today. This shows an armed robbery that happened on the 2700 block of North 5th Street.
It was just before a shop was going to open and the thief had a conversation with the shop employee. He wanted the store open so he could go in to play a video game, As soon as the shop was opened, the thief pushed the employee behind the counter. He then pulled a hammer from his jacket, struck the employee in the back.
The thief then reached into the cash register and took a handful of cash.
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If you have any information about this crime or this suspect, please contact:
East Detective Division:
Det. Smith #812