STACEY: NEWS AT 6:00 PM DES MOINES POLICE NEED YOUR HELP IN IDENTIFYING AN ARMED ROBBERY SUSPECT. POLICE SAID THIS MAN STOLE FROM GENERAL 5-DOLLAR STORES IN DES MOINES AND JOHNSTON IN MAY AND APRI

Des Moines police search for Dollar General store thief

Des Moines Police are asking for the community’s help in identifying an armed robbery suspect in connection with crimes at area Dollar General stores. Between April 15 and April 29, four robberies of Dollar General stores took place in the city of Des Moines. A fifth Dollar General store robbery took place in Johnston on May 4 and appears to have been committed by the same suspect pictured below: Police say a handgun was exposed or possession was been insinuated during each flight. The dates and locations of these flights are as follows: April 15: 1428 E. Ovid Ave., Des Moines April 17: 3102 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines April 23: 1428 E. Ovid Ave., Des Moines April 29: 2309 E. 42nd St ., Des MoinesMay 4: 5935 Merle Hay Road, JohnstonAnyone with any information regarding the identity of the suspect is asked to call Des Moines Police Department Detectives at 515-237-1512. Tips can also be submitted through Crimestoppers of Central Iowa at 515-223-1400, or online at www.crimestoppersofcentraliowa.com. You can remain anonymous and reward funds are available. Click below to watch more news:

Des Moines Police are asking for the community’s help in identifying an armed robbery suspect in connection with crimes at area Dollar General stores.

Between April 15 and April 29, four Dollar General store robberies took place in the city of Des Moines. A fifth Dollar General store robbery took place in Johnston on May 4 and appears to have been committed by the same suspect pictured below:

Theft & suspect

Police say a handgun was displayed or they were in possession of a firearm during each robbery.

The dates and places of these flights are:

  • April 15: 1428 E. Ovid Avenue, Des Moines
  • April 17: 3102 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines
  • April 23: 1428 E. Ovid Avenue, Des Moines
  • April 29: 2309 E. 42nd St., Des Moines
  • May 4: 5935 Merle Hay Road, Johnston

Anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspect is asked to call Des Moines Police Department detectives at 515-237-1512.

Theft & suspect

Tips can also be submitted through Crimestoppers of Central Iowa at 515-223-1400, or online at www.crimestoppersofcentraliowa.com. You can remain anonymous and reward funds are available.

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