Kwik Shop armed robbery

Posted by: Veronica Ortega

Police are investigating the 9th armed robbery in the last week. It happened just after 2:30 a.m. near the intersection of 56th and South St.

Authorities say the suspect was armed with a semi-automatic handgun. They say he demanded cash from the clerk and then fled the store on foot.

The suspect is described as a white male, about 6 ft, he was last seen wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt, dark gloves, and a black face mask.

Officers say there was only one person inside at the time, and luckily no one was injured.

Police set up a perimeter and attempted to track the suspect using a K-9 track, but were unsuccessful. At this point police are not sure if the robberies are connected. 

Lincoln police are asking for your help, if you have any information call Crime stoppers at 402-475-3600.