LPD: U-Stop robbed at knifepoint

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — A local convenience store was robbed at knifepoint Wednesday morning.

Lincoln Police officers responded to a U-Stop, 1301 South St, around 5:30 a.m. The clerk, a 38-year-old man, reported a suspect with a covered face selected some grocery items.

The suspect attempted to leave without paying for the items. When the clerk confronted him, the man pulled out a knife and threatened to stab the clerk.

Following the threat, the suspect quickly ran away with the stolen goods.

Officers used a police dog to canvas the area.

The investigation is still ongoing. If you have any information, call Lincoln Police at 402-441-6000 or Lincoln Crime Stoppers at 402-475-3600.

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