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Published: Monday, 2/17/2014

BORDERLAND

Police seek suspects 
after 2 city robberies

BLADE STAFF

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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