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Another liquor store robbery reported


For the second time in a week, a local liquor store told police that a robber threatened a clerk and fled with cash.Lawrence Police say an unidentified man walked into Diane's Liquor, 1806 Mass., and demanded money from a 49-year-old female employee. The clerk said the man indicated he had a weapon, but never displayed it.The man fled southbound on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.It is the third such robbery in a week. Another liquor store along 23rd street was robbed last Tuesday, and late last week a clerk at Kwik Shop, just a half-block away, reported that a man with a similar description robbed the store.


introversion 11 years ago

Man, I bet the hardware store and video store feel like they weren't good enough.

don_burgess 11 years ago

At least ask to see the gun before you give them the cash...

Sigmund 11 years ago

Thank god that once again the police were not called, they might have chased them and someone could have gotten hurt!

jhawkrawk 11 years ago

Why are these thieves "unidentified"? Are these liquor store clerks drunk, blind, or are they just refusing to give details that could get this thug off the street?

Mike Blur 11 years ago

Jhawkrawk, the perps are ID'd in the LPD briefs:

"LPD #02-06-16199 Time and Location: 1806 Massachusetts (Diane's Liquor) 10:33pm on November 20, 2006. The Lawrence Police Department is investigating a report that an unidentified male allegedly entered the business and demanded money from a 49 year old female employee. The victim alleges the suspect indicated he had a weapon however it was not displayed. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash from the register, the suspect fled south bound on foot. The victim described the suspect as a black male, late 30's to early 40's, approximately 5'07" tall, and 130 pounds. "

from the lawrencepolice.org web site.

Apparently, it's policy of the LJW to not fully disclose contents of police reports.

John Spencer 11 years ago

"For the second time in a week, a local liquor store told police that a robber threatened a clerk and fled with cash."

I missed the first one, when did liquor stores learn to talk?

suesay 11 years ago

monkeys, that comment cracked me up!

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