UPDATE: Lincoln Police investigate morning robbery
Lincoln police say two men armed with machetes
robbed a computer store near 70th & O Street, Wednesday morning. The
incident happened around 9:15 a.m. Police say there were no customers
present but three employees were tied up. The men took off with tablets
An employee at a next
door business says she saw the men before they entered the electronics' store. “No, didn't see them carrying
anything. They were pretty much hunched
in their coats and stuff; they were just looking at the ground,” says Kendra
Lienemann at Spectrum Salon Systems.
The men were armed
with machetes, a baton and a taser.
Police believe they
took off in a green four door sedan.
The state patrol
conducted a search with its K-9 units and helicopter.
The men are still at
Lincoln police say this incident could be linked to
two February cell phone store robberies.
Computer Hardware Inc
is located at 235 S. 70th St.