Police Hunt for Armed Robber

Authorities are trying to track down the gunman who robbed a Walgreens near 90th and Fort Friday morning.

It happened around 8 o’clock. Officers were told the robber had a gun and demanded money.

He left through the back door, heading in the direction of the neighboring Nebraska Humane Society parking lot. Police say he lost some of the money there as he ran from the scene. Officers recovered the cash.

Authorities from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department and Nebraska State Patrol joined the hunt for the robber.

They determined that he got into a sedan on the east side of the Humane Society parking lot and left the area.

The robber was approximately 6'1'' tall, weighing 170 lbs. He wore a dark blue hat, grey sweatshirt, and black jeans.

If you have any information about the robber or the crime, call Omaha Crime Stoppers at 402 444-STOP or you can use the link on our Crime Stoppers page.


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