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Sunday, February 17, 2013

Three JoCo convenience stores robbed in less than a week

Posted: February 17, 2013 - 11:54am

Overland Park Police are investigating following the armed robbery of a convenience store. The third such robbery in less than a week's time. Links to the earlier stories can be found below.

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Police say they were called to the Kicks 66 at 8150 W. 151st Street at approximately 6:30 a.m..

Two males entered the store and demanded money and other merchandise from the clerk. Both men were wearing ski masks, one was armed with a rifle and the other had a black handgun.

The pair ordered the clerk to the floor before they fled in a red mid-size vehicle. The vehicle was last seen turning northbound onto U.S. 69 Highway.

Police say the man carrying the rifle was last seen wearing a dark hooded jacket, blue jeans, tennis shoes and a black ski mask. The man with the handgun was wearing a brown jacket, red shirt, white shoes, black gloves and ski mask.

The clerk did not report any injuries in the incident.

This incident is the third convenience store robbery in just under a week, two of them just this weekend. The first was in Shawnee on Tuesday, February 12th, the second was in Overland Park on Saturday, February 16th. Currently no word from Police on whether any of the robberies may be connected.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Overland Park Police at 913-895-6300, the Overland Park TIPS Hotline at 913-327-5700 or the Greater Kansas City TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.

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