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Omaha store employee endures frightening robbery experience; investigation

Omaha, Nebraska – An employee of an Omaha store, located near 40th and Dodge streets, faced a harrowing experience during a robbery. Omaha police reported that the employee was outside the store when the robbery unfolded just before 3:15 a.m.

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A male suspect, leveraging the threat of what the employee believed to be a gun, forced the store worker to re-enter the business. The suspect pressed an object against the employee’s back, possibly a firearm, compelling the employee to comply with his demands.

Once inside, the suspect directed the employee into a closet, effectively containing the worker while he proceeded with the robbery. The perpetrator then took various items from the store, including alcohol.

The Omaha police department is actively seeking information related to this crime. They urge anyone with knowledge about the incident to contact Omaha Crime Stoppers at 402-444-STOP. This alarming event has raised concerns about safety and security in the area, particularly for businesses operating during the early hours.

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