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Police arrest Kwik Shop robbery suspect

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Lincoln Police say they have arrested the man responsible for robbing a Kwik Shop last Friday.

28-year-old Joel Leibel was arrested for robbery, use of a weapon to commit a felony, and fleeing to avoid arrest.  Police say Leibel used a box cutter to rob the Kwik Shop near 23rd and Cornhusker.  A couple witnessed the suspect leaving the store and called police.  Police tried to pursue him, but speeds reached dangerous levels.

Police say they are investigating whether Leibel is responsible for two other recent robberies at convenience stores. 

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