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Published: Monday, 2/17/2014


Police seek suspects 
after 2 city robberies


Authorities are looking for suspects who held up two Toledo businesses about 20 minutes apart on Sunday night.

Family Dollar, 1910 W. Bancroft St., was robbed at 9:51 p.m.

Employees told police a man, who they recognized as a regular customer, approached the counter, motioned to his jacket as if he had a gun, and demanded cash.

The suspect then fled with an undetermined amount of cash.

Authorities described this suspect as black, 6 feet, 2 inches tall, and with a limp.

At 10:10 p.m., In & Out Mart, 1646 W. Alexis Rd., was robbed, according to police.

An employee told police that a man armed with a gun came up to the counter and demanded money. The suspect took the cash and fled, according to a police report.

The suspect is described as white, 5 feet, 8 inches tall, and was wearing a bandanna over his face, police reported.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 419-255-1111.

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